Litter Size

How many babies does a Least groove-toothed swamp rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Least groove-toothed swamp rats are in a litter?

A Least groove-toothed swamp rat (Pelomys minor) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 253 grams (0.56 lbs) and measure 7.8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Pelomys). An adult Least groove-toothed swamp rat grows up to a size of 88.6 cm (2′ 11″).

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 least groove-toothed swamp rat (Pelomys minor) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Zambia.Its natural habitat is moist savanna.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Least groove-toothed swamp rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Least groove-toothed swamp rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Least groove-toothed swamp rat

What other animals weight around 50 grams (0.11 lbs)?