Litter Size

How many babies does a Lowland ringtail possum have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Lowland ringtail possums are in a litter?

A Lowland ringtail possum (Pseudochirulus canescens) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 275 grams (0.61 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Pseudocheiridae family (genus: Pseudochirulus). An adult Lowland ringtail possum grows up to a size of 22.3 cm (0′ 9″).

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 Lowland ringtail possum is 2

The lowland ringtail possum (Pseudochirulus canescens) is a species of marsupial in the family Pseudocheiridae. It’s found in Indonesia, the Solomon Islands, and Papua New Guinea.

Other animals of the family Pseudocheiridae

Lowland ringtail possum is a member of the Pseudocheiridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Lowland ringtail possum

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Lowland ringtail possum

What other animals weight around 300 grams (0.66 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Lowland ringtail possum

Also reaching around 22.3 cm (0′ 9″) in size do these animals: