Litter Size

How many babies does a Long-footed potoroo have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Long-footed potoroos are in a litter?

A Long-footed potoroo (Potorous longipes) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 38 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 750 grams (1.65 lbs) and measure 2 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Potoroidae family (genus: Potorous). An adult Long-footed potoroo grows up to a size of 35.9 cm (1′ 3″).

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.

Long-footed potoroo – Potorous longipes – is a small marsupial found in southeastern Australia, restricted to an area around the coastal border between New South Wales and Victoria. It was discovered in 1967 when an adult male was caught in a dog trap in the forest southwest of Bonang, Victoria. It is classified as vulnerable.Potorous longipes is the largest species of Potorous, resembling the long-nosed Potorous tridactylus. It is a solitary nocturnal creature, feeding on fungi, vegetation and small invertebrates. It differs from the P. tridactylus in its larger feet and longer tail.Current threats to the species include predation by introduced feral cats and foxes, as well as logging within its limited range.

Other animals of the family Potoroidae

Long-footed potoroo is a member of the Potoroidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Long-footed potoroo

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Long-footed potoroo

Other animals that usually reach the age of 10 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Long-footed potoroo

What other animals weight around 1.84 kg (4.05 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Long-footed potoroo

Also reaching around 35.9 cm (1′ 3″) in size do these animals: