Litter Size

How many babies does a Indian long-eared hedgehog have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Indian long-eared hedgehogs are in a litter?

A Indian long-eared hedgehog (Hemiechinus collaris) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 38 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 9 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5.5 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Erinaceidae family (genus: Hemiechinus). An adult Indian long-eared hedgehog grows up to a size of 16.3 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.

The average litter size of a Indian long-eared hedgehog is 3

The Indian long-eared hedgehog (Hemiechinus collaris) is a small species of mammal native to northern India and Pakistan. It is insectivorous and nocturnal.

Other animals of the family Erinaceidae

Indian long-eared hedgehog is a member of the Erinaceidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Indian long-eared hedgehog

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same size as a Indian long-eared hedgehog

Also reaching around 16.3 cm (0′ 7″) in size do these animals: