Litter Size

How many babies does a Nectomys squamipes have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Nectomys squamipess are in a litter?

A Nectomys squamipes (Nectomys squamipes) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 145 grams (0.32 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Nectomys). An adult Nectomys squamipes grows up to a size of 18.2 cm (0′ 8″).

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.

Nectomys squamipes, also known as the Atlantic Forest nectomys, South American water rat, or scaly-footed water rat, is a semiaquatic insectivorous rodent species. It is from Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay — found primarily near forest rivers and streams in the Atlantic Forest ecoregion.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Nectomys squamipes is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Nectomys squamipes

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Nectomys squamipes

What other animals weight around 185 grams (0.41 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Nectomys squamipes

Also reaching around 18.2 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: