How many baby Monjons are in a litter?
A Monjon (Petrogale burbidgei) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 30 grams (0.07 lbs) and measure 9.2 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Macropodidae family (genus: Petrogale). An adult Monjon grows up to a size of 19.2 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.
Monjon is a common name for the species Petrogale burbidgei, the smallest of the rock-wallabies (Petrogale), found in the north-west Australia. They are restricted to a small area of the Kimberley region and on nearby islands in the Bonaparte Archipelago.
Other animals of the family Macropodidae
Monjon is a member of the Macropodidae, as are these animals:
- Eastern hare-wallaby with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Gray dorcopsis with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Bennett’s tree-kangaroo with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Black dorcopsis with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Unadorned rock-wallaby with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Antilopine kangaroo with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Allied rock-wallaby with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Red-legged pademelon with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Black-flanked rock-wallaby with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Eastern grey kangaroo with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Monjon
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Rüppell’s pipistrelle
- California leaf-nosed bat
- Black-flanked rock-wallaby
- Short-snouted elephant shrew
- Lowland paca
- African buffalo
- Northern cave bat
- Tonkin snub-nosed monkey
- Moluccan naked-backed fruit bat
- Water buffalo
Animals with the same weight as a Monjon
What other animals weight around 1.26 kg (2.78 lbs)?
- Lake Mackay hare-wallaby usually reaching 1.5 kgs (3.31 lbs)
- Northern olingo usually reaching 1.2 kgs (2.65 lbs)
- Spotted giant flying squirrel usually reaching 1.04 kgs (2.29 lbs)
- Indian giant squirrel usually reaching 1.06 kgs (2.34 lbs)
- Black jackrabbit usually reaching 1.27 kgs (2.8 lbs)
- Common kusimanse usually reaching 1.39 kgs (3.06 lbs)
- Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk usually reaching 1.1 kgs (2.43 lbs)
- Green ringtail possum usually reaching 1.15 kgs (2.54 lbs)
- Black-headed night monkey usually reaching 1.06 kgs (2.34 lbs)
- Banded mongoose usually reaching 1.26 kgs (2.78 lbs)