Litter Size

How many babies does a Malayan tree rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Malayan tree rats are in a litter?

A Malayan tree rat (Pithecheir parvus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Pithecheir). An adult Malayan tree rat grows up to a size of 4.4 cm (0′ 2″).

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 Malayan tree rat (Pithecheir parvus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found only in Malaysia.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Malayan tree rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Malayan tree rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once: