Litter Size

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

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

A Long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata) usually gives birth to around 6 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 24 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 2.1 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Mustelidae family (genus: Mustela). An adult Long-tailed weasel grows up to a size of 23 cm (0′ 10″).

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 weasel is 6

The long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata), also known as the bridled weasel or big stoat, is a species of mustelid distributed from southern Canada throughout all the United States and Mexico, southward through all of Central America and into northern South America. It is distinct from the short-tailed weasel, also known as a “stoat”, a close relation that originated in Eurasia and crossed into North America some half million years ago.

Other animals of the family Mustelidae

Long-tailed weasel is a member of the Mustelidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Long-tailed weasel

Those animals also give birth to 6 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Long-tailed weasel

Other animals that usually reach the age of 7.08 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Long-tailed weasel

What other animals weight around 191 grams (0.42 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Long-tailed weasel

Also reaching around 23 cm (0′ 10″) in size do these animals: