Litter Size

How many babies does a King colobus have at once? (litter size)

How many baby King colobuss are in a litter?

A King colobus (Colobus polykomos) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 172 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 490 grams (1.08 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Cercopithecidae family (genus: Colobus). An adult King colobus grows up to a size of 62.7 cm (2′ 1″).

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 King colobus is 1

The king colobus (Colobus polykomos), also known as the western black-and-white colobus, is a species of Old World monkey, found in lowland and mountain rain forests in a region stretching from Senegal, through Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia to the Ivory Coast. One of five members of the Genus Colobus which are the black-and-white colobuses. Among all African colobus monkey species, the King colobus (and the Western Red Colobus) is the westernmost species on the continent of Africa. It eats mainly leaves, but also fruits and flowers. Though it is arboreal, it eats primarily on the ground. It lives in small groups consisting of 3 to 4 females and 1 to 3 males, plus their young. These groups maintain distance from one another through territorial calling.

Other animals of the family Cercopithecidae

King colobus is a member of the Cercopithecidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with King colobus

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a King colobus

Other animals that usually reach the age of 30.5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a King colobus

What other animals weight around 8.7 kg (19.19 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a King colobus

Also reaching around 62.7 cm (2′ 1″) in size do these animals: