Litter Size

How many babies does a Montane fish-eating rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Montane fish-eating rats are in a litter?

A Montane fish-eating rat (Neusticomys monticolus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 499 grams (1.1 lbs) and measure 2.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Neusticomys). An adult Montane fish-eating rat grows up to a size of 7.8 cm (0′ 4″).

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 montane fish-eating rat (Neusticomys monticolus) is a species of semiaquatic rodent in the family Cricetidae. It inhabits the Andes Mountains of Colombia and Ecuador.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Montane fish-eating rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Montane fish-eating rat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Montane fish-eating rat

What other animals weight around 39 grams (0.09 lbs)?