Litter Size

How many babies does a Juan Fernández fur seal have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Juan Fernández fur seals are in a litter?

A Juan Fernández fur seal (Arctocephalus philippii) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 5.8 kg (12.78 lbs) and measure 4.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Otariidae family (genus: Arctocephalus). An adult Juan Fernández fur seal grows up to a size of 1.7 meter (5′ 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 Juan Fernández fur seal is 1

The Juan Fernández fur seal (Arctocephalus philippii) is the second smallest of the fur seals, second only to the Galápagos fur seal. They are found only on the Pacific Coast of South America, more specifically on the Juan Fernández Islands and the Desventuradas Islands. There is still much that is unknown about this species. Scientists still do not know the average life span of this species, or the diet and behavior of males apart from the breeding season.

Other animals of the family Otariidae

Juan Fernández fur seal is a member of the Otariidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Juan Fernández fur seal

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Juan Fernández fur seal

What other animals weight around 95 kg (209.44 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Juan Fernández fur seal

Also reaching around 1.7 meter (5′ 7″) in size do these animals: