Litter Size

How many babies does a Northern brown bandicoot have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Northern brown bandicoots are in a litter?

A Northern brown bandicoot (Isoodon macrourus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 6 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 12 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 6.8 kg (14.99 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Peramelidae family (genus: Isoodon). An adult Northern brown bandicoot grows up to a size of 35.4 cm (1′ 2″).

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 Northern brown bandicoot is 3

The northern brown bandicoot (Isoodon macrourus), a marsupial species, is a bandicoot found only on the northern and eastern coasts of Australia and nearby islands, mainly Papua New Guinea. It is not, however, found far inland.Northern brown bandicoot is known as Yok to the Kunwinjku of western Arnhem Land and for those still living on their country is an important food. It is stuffed with hot coals and bush herbs then covered with paperbark and cooked in a ground oven.

Other animals of the family Peramelidae

Northern brown bandicoot is a member of the Peramelidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Northern brown bandicoot

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Northern brown bandicoot

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern brown bandicoot

What other animals weight around 1.51 kg (3.32 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Northern brown bandicoot

Also reaching around 35.4 cm (1′ 2″) in size do these animals: