Litter Size

How many babies does a Ihering’s Atlantic spiny rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Ihering’s Atlantic spiny rats are in a litter?

A Ihering’s Atlantic spiny rat (Proechimys iheringi) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 25 grams (0.06 lbs) and measure 19.1 cm (0′ 8″). They are a member of the Echimyidae family (genus: Proechimys). An adult Ihering’s Atlantic spiny rat grows up to a size of 19.7 cm (0′ 8″).

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.

Ihering’s Atlantic spiny-rat (Trinomys iheringi), is a spiny rat species from South America. It is endemic to Brazil, and was named in honor of Hermann von Ihering.

Other animals of the family Echimyidae

Ihering’s Atlantic spiny rat is a member of the Echimyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Ihering’s Atlantic spiny rat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Ihering’s Atlantic spiny rat

What other animals weight around 221 grams (0.49 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Ihering’s Atlantic spiny rat

Also reaching around 19.7 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: