Litter Size

How many babies does a Julia Creek dunnart have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Julia Creek dunnarts are in a litter?

A Julia Creek dunnart (Sminthopsis douglasi) usually gives birth to around 6 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Sminthopsis). An adult Julia Creek dunnart grows up to a size of 9.5 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Julia Creek dunnart is 6

The Julia Creek dunnart (Sminthopsis douglasi) is a marsupial with a buffy brown upperside and white underside. This dunnart has a body length of 100–135 mm with a tail of 60–105 mm to make a total length of 160–240 mm. Its weight is between 40 and 70 g. The length of the hind foot is 22–24 mm. The species has a dark brown triangle colour from above and below the eye with the point at the nose, and another dark stripe on top of the skull. A healthy dunnart has a carrot-shaped tail filled with fat stores.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Julia Creek dunnart is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Julia Creek dunnart

Those animals also give birth to 6 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Julia Creek dunnart

What other animals weight around 55 grams (0.12 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Julia Creek dunnart

Also reaching around 9.5 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: