Litter Size

How many babies does a Long-tailed pangolin have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Long-tailed pangolins are in a litter?

A Long-tailed pangolin (Manis tetradactyla) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 345 grams (0.76 lbs) and measure 13.3 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Manidae family (genus: Manis). An adult Long-tailed pangolin grows up to a size of 48.9 cm (1′ 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 average litter size of a Long-tailed pangolin is 1

The long-tailed pangolin (Phataginus tetradactyla), also called the African black-bellied pangolin, or ipi, is a diurnal, arboreal pangolin species belonging to the family Manidae, in the order Pholidota. They feed on ants rather than termites. The common names for this species stem from physical characteristics, such as the extremely long tail or the dark hairs that cover the underside of their bodies and limbs. Pangolin comes from the Malay word pengguling, meaning “something that rolls up”.

Other animals of the family Manidae

Long-tailed pangolin is a member of the Manidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Long-tailed pangolin

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Long-tailed pangolin

What other animals weight around 2.75 kg (6.06 lbs)?