Litter Size

How many babies does a Hamadryas baboon have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Hamadryas baboons are in a litter?

A Hamadryas baboon (Papio hamadryas) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 179 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 878 grams (1.94 lbs) and measure 7.8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Cercopithecidae family (genus: Papio). An adult Hamadryas baboon grows up to a size of 67.5 cm (2′ 3″).

To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.

The average litter size of a Hamadryas baboon is 1

The hamadryas baboon (; Papio hamadryas) is a species of baboon from the Old World monkey family. It is the northernmost of all the baboons, being native to the Horn of Africa and the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. These regions provide habitats with the advantage for this species of fewer natural predators than central or southern Africa where other baboons reside. The hamadryas baboon was a sacred animal to the ancient Egyptians and appears in various roles in ancient Egyptian religion, hence its alternative name of ‘sacred baboon’.

Other animals of the family Cercopithecidae

Hamadryas baboon is a member of the Cercopithecidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Hamadryas baboon

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Hamadryas baboon

Other animals that usually reach the age of 40 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Hamadryas baboon

What other animals weight around 14.97 kg (33.01 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Hamadryas baboon

Also reaching around 67.5 cm (2′ 3″) in size do these animals: