Litter Size

How many babies does a Handleyomys alfaroi have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Handleyomys alfarois are in a litter?

A Handleyomys alfaroi (Oryzomys alfaroi) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 12.07 kg (26.61 lbs) and measure 2.37 meter (7′ 10″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Oryzomys). An adult Handleyomys alfaroi grows up to a size of 1.62 meter (5′ 4″).

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 Handleyomys alfaroi is 3

Handleyomys alfaroi, also known as Alfaro’s rice rat or Alfaro’s oryzomys, is a species of rodent in the genus Handleyomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. It was previously included in Oryzomys as Oryzomys alfaroi. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical lowland or montane dry forests at elevations ranging from sea level to 2500 m.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Handleyomys alfaroi is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Handleyomys alfaroi

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Handleyomys alfaroi

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