Litter Size

How many babies does a Little long-tailed dunnart have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Little long-tailed dunnarts are in a litter?

A Little long-tailed dunnart (Sminthopsis dolichura) usually gives birth to around 7 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 Little long-tailed dunnart grows up to a size of 9.2 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 Little long-tailed dunnart is 7

The Little long-tailed dunnart (Sminthopsis dolichura) is a dunnart that was, along with Gilbert’s dunnart, described in 1984. The length from snout to tail is 150–200 mm of which head to anus is 65–50 mm and tail 85–105 mm long. Hind foot size is 16–17 mm, ear length of 17–19 mm and with a weight of 10-20 g.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Little long-tailed dunnart is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Little long-tailed dunnart

Those animals also give birth to 7 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Little long-tailed dunnart

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3.17 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Little long-tailed dunnart

What other animals weight around 14 grams (0.03 lbs)?