Litter Size

How many babies does a Moss-forest rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Moss-forest rats are in a litter?

A Moss-forest rat (Rattus niobe) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4.67 kg (10.3 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Rattus). An adult Moss-forest rat grows up to a size of 11.5 cm (0′ 5″).

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 moss-forest rat (Rattus niobe) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Moss-forest rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Moss-forest rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Moss-forest rat

What other animals weight around 45 grams (0.1 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Moss-forest rat

Also reaching around 11.5 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: