Litter Size

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

How many baby Northern sportive lemurs are in a litter?

A Northern sportive lemur (Lepilemur septentrionalis) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 135 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 27 grams (0.06 lbs) and measure 10.7 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Megaladapidae family (genus: Lepilemur). An adult Northern sportive lemur grows up to a size of 28 cm (1′ 0″).

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 sportive lemur is 1

The northern sportive lemur (Lepilemur septentrionalis), also known as the Sahafary sportive lemur or northern weasel lemur, is a species of lemur in the family Lepilemuridae. It is endemic to Madagascar. As a result of severe ecological and human pressures, the lemur is classified as Critically Endangered (CR) by the IUCN Red List, and is one of the world’s most endangered primate species.

Other animals of the family Megaladapidae

Northern sportive lemur is a member of the Megaladapidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Northern sportive lemur

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern sportive lemur

What other animals weight around 760 grams (1.68 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Northern sportive lemur

Also reaching around 28 cm (1′ 0″) in size do these animals: