Litter Size

How many babies does a Large vlei rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Large vlei rats are in a litter?

A Large vlei rat (Otomys maximus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 13 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 7.1 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Otomys). An adult Large vlei rat grows up to a size of 18.2 cm (0′ 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 large vlei rat (Otomys maximus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, and Zambia.Its natural habitats are moist savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and swamps.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Large vlei rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Large vlei rat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Large vlei rat

What other animals weight around 192 grams (0.42 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Large vlei rat

Also reaching around 18.2 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: