Litter Size

How many babies does a Lowland streaked tenrec have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Lowland streaked tenrecs are in a litter?

A Lowland streaked tenrec (Hemicentetes semispinosus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 10 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 55 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 7 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 3.1 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Tenrecidae family (genus: Hemicentetes). An adult Lowland streaked tenrec grows up to a size of 17.5 cm (0′ 7″).

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 streaked tenrec is 5

The lowland streaked tenrec (Hemicentetes semispinosus) is a small tenrec found in Madagascar.

Other animals of the family Tenrecidae

Lowland streaked tenrec is a member of the Tenrecidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Lowland streaked tenrec

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Lowland streaked tenrec

Other animals that usually reach the age of 2.67 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Lowland streaked tenrec

What other animals weight around 129 grams (0.28 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Lowland streaked tenrec

Also reaching around 17.5 cm (0′ 7″) in size do these animals: