Litter Size

How many babies does a Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroos are in a litter?

A Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus lumholtzi) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 200 grams (0.44 lbs) and measure 0.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Macropodidae family (genus: Dendrolagus). An adult Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo grows up to a size of 71.7 cm (2′ 5″).

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 Lumholtz's tree-kangaroo is 1

Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus lumholtzi) is a heavy-bodied tree-kangaroo found in rain forests of the Atherton Tableland Region of Queensland. Its status is classified as near threatened by the IUCN, and authorities consider it as rare. It is named after the Norwegian explorer Carl Sofus Lumholtz (1851–1922), who discovered the first specimen in 1883.

Other animals of the family Macropodidae

Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo is a member of the Macropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo

What other animals weight around 6.65 kg (14.66 lbs)?