Litter Size

How many babies does a Mashona mole-rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Mashona mole-rats are in a litter?

A Mashona mole-rat (Cryptomys darlingi) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 57 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 7 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Bathyergidae family (genus: Cryptomys). An adult Mashona mole-rat grows up to a size of 21.4 cm (0′ 9″).

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 Mashona mole-rat (Fukomys darlingi) is a species of rodent in the family Bathyergidae.It is found in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, and caves.

Other animals of the family Bathyergidae

Mashona mole-rat is a member of the Bathyergidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Mashona mole-rat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Mashona mole-rat

What other animals weight around 65 grams (0.14 lbs)?