Litter Size

How many babies does a Northern brushtail possum have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Northern brushtail possums are in a litter?

A Northern brushtail possum (Trichosurus arnhemensis) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 29.62 kg (65.3 lbs) and measure 12.5 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Phalangeridae family (genus: Trichosurus). An adult Northern brushtail possum grows up to a size of 3.5 meter (11′ 6″).

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 brushtail possum is 1

The northern brushtail possum (Trichosurus arnhemensis) is a nocturnal marsupial inhabiting northern Australia. The northern brushtail possum is sometimes considered a species, however more often than not is considered a subspecies of the common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula arnhemensis).

Other animals of the family Phalangeridae

Northern brushtail possum is a member of the Phalangeridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Northern brushtail possum

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern brushtail possum

What other animals weight around 1.55 kg (3.41 lbs)?