How many baby Hoffmann’s rats are in a litter?
A Hoffmann’s rat (Rattus hoffmanni) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Rattus). An adult Hoffmann’s rat grows up to a size of 15.8 cm (0′ 7″).
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.
Hoffmann’s rat (Rattus hoffmanni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found only in Indonesia, and is located throughout Sulawesi, as well as Malenge island in the Togian Islands.
Other animals of the family Muridae
Hoffmann’s rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:
- Cozumel harvest mouse weighting only 20 grams
- Oecomys superans weighting only 73 grams
- Hairy-footed gerbil with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Edwards’s long-tailed giant rat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Rahm’s brush-furred rat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Palawan soft-furred mountain rat raching a size of 14.4 cm (0′ 6″)
- Crafty vesper mouse weighting only 27 grams
- Thomas’s water mouse weighting only 40 grams
- Long-tailed mountain rat weighting only 79 grams
- Unicolored Oldfield mouse weighting only 77 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Hoffmann’s rat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: