Litter Size

How many babies does a Mindoro black rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Mindoro black rats are in a litter?

A Mindoro black rat (Rattus mindorensis) usually gives birth to around 6 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Rattus). An adult Mindoro black rat grows up to a size of 19 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Mindoro black rat (Rattus mindorensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found only in hilly and forested areas of Mindoro island, Philippines.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Mindoro black rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Mindoro black rat

Those animals also give birth to 6 babies at once:

Animals with the same size as a Mindoro black rat

Also reaching around 19 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: