Litter Size

How many babies does a Moon forest shrew have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Moon forest shrews are in a litter?

A Moon forest shrew (Sylvisorex lunaris) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 34 grams (0.07 lbs) and measure 11.2 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Soricidae family (genus: Sylvisorex). An adult Moon forest shrew grows up to a size of 36.3 cm (1′ 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 Moon forest shrew is 2

The moon forest shrew (Sylvisorex lunaris) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Burundi, Rwanda, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

Moon forest shrew is a member of the Soricidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Moon forest shrew

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Moon forest shrew

What other animals weight around 18 grams (0.04 lbs)?