Litter Size

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

How many baby Narrow-striped mongooses are in a litter?

A Narrow-striped mongoose (Mungotictis decemlineata) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 100 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 49 grams (0.11 lbs) and measure 9.9 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Herpestidae family (genus: Mungotictis). An adult Narrow-striped mongoose grows up to a size of 31.2 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 Narrow-striped mongoose is 1

The narrow-striped mongoose (Mungotictis decemlineata) is a member of the family Eupleridae endemic to Madagascar. It inhabits the Madagascar dry deciduous forests in western and southwestern Madagascar, where it lives from sea level to about 125 m (410 ft) between the Tsiribihina and Mangoky rivers. In Malagasy it is called bokiboky (pronounced “Boo-ky Boo-ky”).

Other animals of the family Herpestidae

Narrow-striped mongoose is a member of the Herpestidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Narrow-striped mongoose

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Narrow-striped mongoose

What other animals weight around 664 grams (1.46 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Narrow-striped mongoose

Also reaching around 31.2 cm (1′ 1″) in size do these animals: