Litter Size

How many babies does a Moustached tamarin have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Moustached tamarins are in a litter?

A Moustached tamarin (Saguinus mystax) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 148 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 46 grams (0.1 lbs) and measure 3.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Callitrichidae family (genus: Saguinus). An adult Moustached tamarin grows up to a size of 26.5 cm (0′ 11″).

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 Moustached tamarin is 1

The moustached tamarin or Spix’s moustached tamarin (Saguinus mystax) is a tamarin found in tropical forests in Brazil, Bolivia and Peru. It is black with a white moustache, white nose, and brownish back. Its diet consists mainly of fruits, tree gum and insects. In the north-eastern Peruvian Amazonia, frogs are included in their diet due reduced fruit availability.There are two subspecies of the moustached tamarin:Spix’s moustached tamarin, Saguinus mystax mystaxWhite-rumped moustached tamarin, Saguinus mystax plutoIt frequently associates with Geoffroy’s saddle-back tamarin and with brown-mantled tamarin.

Other animals of the family Callitrichidae

Moustached tamarin is a member of the Callitrichidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Moustached tamarin

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Moustached tamarin

What other animals weight around 557 grams (1.23 lbs)?