Litter Size

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

How many baby Northern gliders are in a litter?

A Northern glider (Petaurus abidi) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 56 grams (0.12 lbs) and measure 2.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Petauridae family (genus: Petaurus). An adult Northern glider grows up to a size of 25.5 cm (0′ 11″).

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 glider is 1

The northern glider (Petaurus abidi) is a species of marsupial in the family Petauridae. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea, becoming known to science in 1981 after being discovered in the Torricelli Mountains. This species has been found in primary, mid-montane tropical moist forests. It is also known from rural gardens close to forest. The northern glider is Critically Endangered because its occurrence is less than 100 km2, all individuals are located within a single area, and a continuing decline of its habitat quality due to deforestation and human encroachment. They also face a major threat from hunting.

Other animals of the family Petauridae

Northern glider is a member of the Petauridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Northern glider

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern glider

What other animals weight around 278 grams (0.61 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Northern glider

Also reaching around 25.5 cm (0′ 11″) in size do these animals: