Litter Size

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

How many baby Kowaris are in a litter?

A Kowari (Dasyuroides byrnei) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 10 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 32 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 674 grams (1.49 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Dasyuroides). An adult Kowari grows up to a size of 15.8 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 Kowari is 5

The kowari (Dasyuroides byrnei), also known as the brush-tailed marsupial rat, Kayer rat, Byrne’s crest-tailed marsupial rat, bushy-tailed marsupial rat and kawiri, is a small carnivorous marsupial native to the dry grasslands and deserts of central Australia. It is monotypical in its genus.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Kowari is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Kowari

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Kowari

Other animals that usually reach the age of 7 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Kowari

What other animals weight around 109 grams (0.24 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Kowari

Also reaching around 15.8 cm (0′ 7″) in size do these animals: