Litter Size

How many babies does a Nilgiri tahr have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Nilgiri tahrs are in a litter?

A Nilgiri tahr (Hemitragus hylocrius) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 186 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 125 grams (0.28 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Bovidae family (genus: Hemitragus). An adult Nilgiri tahr grows up to a size of 1.39 meter (4′ 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 Nilgiri tahr is 1

The Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius) is an ungulate that is endemic to the Nilgiri Hills and the southern portion of the Western & Eastern Ghats in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala in Southern India. It is the state animal of Tamil Nadu. Despite its local name, it is more closely related to the sheep of the genus Ovis than the ibex and wild goats of the genus Capra.

Other animals of the family Bovidae

Nilgiri tahr is a member of the Bovidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Nilgiri tahr

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Nilgiri tahr

Other animals that usually reach the age of 17.25 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Nilgiri tahr

What other animals weight around 73.94 kg (163.02 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Nilgiri tahr

Also reaching around 1.39 meter (4′ 7″) in size do these animals: