Litter Size

How many babies does a Narrow-striped marsupial shrew have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Narrow-striped marsupial shrews are in a litter?

A Narrow-striped marsupial shrew (Phascolosorex dorsalis) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3.5 kg (7.71 lbs) and measure 6.9 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Phascolosorex). An adult Narrow-striped marsupial shrew grows up to a size of 16.3 cm (0′ 7″).

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 Narrow-striped marsupial shrew is 3

The narrow-striped dasyure or narrow-striped marsupial shrew (Phascolosorex dorsalis) is a species of marsupial in the family Dasyuridae found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Narrow-striped marsupial shrew is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Narrow-striped marsupial shrew

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Narrow-striped marsupial shrew

What other animals weight around 124 grams (0.27 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Narrow-striped marsupial shrew

Also reaching around 16.3 cm (0′ 7″) in size do these animals: