Litter Size

How many babies does a Mountain beaver have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Mountain beavers are in a litter?

A Mountain beaver (Aplodontia rufa) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 30 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 23 grams (0.05 lbs) and measure 3.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Aplodontidae family (genus: Aplodontia). An adult Mountain beaver grows up to a size of 30.7 cm (1′ 1″).

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 Mountain beaver is 2

The mountain beaver (Aplodontia rufa) is a North American rodent. It is the only living member of its genus, Aplodontia, and family, Aplodontiidae. It should not be confused with true North American and Eurasian beavers, to which it is not closely related.

Animals that share a litter size with Mountain beaver

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Mountain beaver

Other animals that usually reach the age of 10 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Mountain beaver

What other animals weight around 806 grams (1.78 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Mountain beaver

Also reaching around 30.7 cm (1′ 1″) in size do these animals: