Litter Size

How many babies does a Markhor have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Markhors are in a litter?

A Markhor (Capra falconeri) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 167 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1.93 kg (4.24 lbs) and measure 1 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Bovidae family (genus: Capra). An adult Markhor grows up to a size of 1.59 meter (5′ 3″).

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 Markhor is 1

The markhor (Capra falconeri), is a large Capra species native to Central Asia, Karakoram and the Himalayas. It is listed on the IUCN Red List as Near Threatened since 2015.The markhor is the national animal of Pakistan, where it is also known as the screw horn or “screw-horned goat”, mārkhor (مارخور) in Pashto and mārkhor (मारख़ोर, مارخور) in Hindustani from Classical Persian.

Other animals of the family Bovidae

Markhor is a member of the Bovidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Markhor

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Markhor

Other animals that usually reach the age of 14 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Markhor

What other animals weight around 53.95 kg (118.94 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Markhor

Also reaching around 1.59 meter (5′ 3″) in size do these animals:

  • Sheep gets as big as 1.3 meter (4′ 4″)
  • Vaquita gets as big as 1.52 meter (5′ 0″)
  • Impala gets as big as 1.42 meter (4′ 8″)
  • Harbour porpoise gets as big as 1.53 meter (5′ 1″)
  • White-tailed deer gets as big as 1.51 meter (5′ 0″)
  • Vicuña gets as big as 1.58 meter (5′ 3″)
  • Barbary sheep gets as big as 1.45 meter (4′ 10″)
  • Bharal gets as big as 1.3 meter (4′ 4″)
  • Common warthog gets as big as 1.36 meter (4′ 6″)
  • Argali gets as big as 1.59 meter (5′ 3″)