Litter Size

How many babies does a Macleay’s dorcopsis have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Macleay’s dorcopsiss are in a litter?

A Macleay’s dorcopsis (Dorcopsulus macleayi) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 674 grams (1.49 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Macropodidae family (genus: Dorcopsulus). An adult Macleay’s dorcopsis grows up to a size of 39.9 cm (1′ 4″).

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 Macleay's dorcopsis is 1

Macleay’s dorcopsis (Dorcopsulus macleayi), also known as the Papuan dorcopsis or the Papuan forest wallaby, is a species of marsupial in the family Macropodidae. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea, where its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. Being little threatened by habitat destruction, the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated it as being of “least concern”.

Other animals of the family Macropodidae

Macleay’s dorcopsis is a member of the Macropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Macleay’s dorcopsis

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Macleay’s dorcopsis

What other animals weight around 2.78 kg (6.13 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Macleay’s dorcopsis

Also reaching around 39.9 cm (1′ 4″) in size do these animals: