Litter Size

How many babies does a Japanese hare have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Japanese hares are in a litter?

A Japanese hare (Lepus brachyurus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 4 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 38 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 67 grams (0.15 lbs) and measure 15.3 cm (0′ 7″). They are a member of the Leporidae family (genus: Lepus). An adult Japanese hare grows up to a size of 49.9 cm (1′ 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.

The average litter size of a Japanese hare is 2

The Japanese hare (Lepus brachyurus) is a species of hare native to Japan.

Other animals of the family Leporidae

Japanese hare is a member of the Leporidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Japanese hare

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Japanese hare

What other animals weight around 2.53 kg (5.57 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Japanese hare

Also reaching around 49.9 cm (1′ 8″) in size do these animals: