Litter Size

How many babies does a Indian bush rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Indian bush rats are in a litter?

A Indian bush rat (Golunda ellioti) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 180 kg (396.83 lbs) and measure 4.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Golunda). An adult Indian bush rat grows up to a size of 4.8 cm (0′ 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 Indian bush rat is 4

The Indian bush rat (Golunda ellioti) is a rodent species in the family Muridae. It is the only member of the genus Golunda.The species is widely distributed in the Indian Subcontinent west to Kohat and east to the Bhutan Dooars. It also occurs in Sri Lanka. As many as 11 subspecies are recognized.The genus name is derived from the Kannada name of Gulandi while the specific name is after Sir Walter Elliot. The nominate form is from southern India. Other forms include limitaris (northwestern limits), paupera (Punjab), watsoni (Sind), gujerati (Gujarat), bombax (Bombay), coraginis (Coorg), coffaeus (Sri Lanka), newera (Sri Lanka), myiothrix (Nepal) and coenosa (Bhutan Duars, Hasimara).

Other animals of the family Muridae

Indian bush rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Indian bush rat

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Indian bush rat

What other animals weight around 60 grams (0.13 lbs)?