Litter Size

How many babies does a Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunks are in a litter?

A Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus humboldtii) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Mustelidae family (genus: Conepatus). An adult Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk grows up to a size of 35.4 cm (1′ 2″).

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 Humboldt's hog-nosed skunk is 3

Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus humboldtii), also known as the Patagonian hog-nosed skunk, is a type of hog-nosed skunk indigenous to the open grassy areas in the Patagonian regions of South Argentina and Chile. It belongs to the order Carnivora and the family Mephitidae.

Other animals of the family Mustelidae

Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk is a member of the Mustelidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk

What other animals weight around 1.1 kg (2.42 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk

Also reaching around 35.4 cm (1′ 2″) in size do these animals: