Litter Size

How many babies does a Hoary bamboo rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Hoary bamboo rats are in a litter?

A Hoary bamboo rat (Rhizomys pruinosus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 90 grams (0.2 lbs) and measure 2.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Rhizomys). An adult Hoary bamboo rat grows up to a size of 21 cm (0′ 9″).

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 Hoary bamboo rat is 3

The hoary bamboo rat (Rhizomys pruinosus) is a species of rodent in the family Spalacidae found in Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam), East Asia (China) and South Asia (India).

Other animals of the family Muridae

Hoary bamboo rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Hoary bamboo rat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Hoary bamboo rat

What other animals weight around 2.45 kg (5.4 lbs)?