Litter Size

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

How many baby Northern viscachas are in a litter?

A Northern viscacha (Lagidium peruanum) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 140 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 181 grams (0.4 lbs) and measure 8.5 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Chinchillidae family (genus: Lagidium). An adult Northern viscacha grows up to a size of 34.2 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 viscacha is 1

The northern viscacha (Lagidium peruanum) is a species of viscacha, a rodent in the family Chinchillidae. It is known from Peru and Chile, at elevations from 300 to 5000 m, and may also be present in Bolivia.

Other animals of the family Chinchillidae

Northern viscacha is a member of the Chinchillidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Northern viscacha

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Northern viscacha

Other animals that usually reach the age of 19.5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern viscacha

What other animals weight around 1.22 kg (2.69 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Northern viscacha

Also reaching around 34.2 cm (1′ 2″) in size do these animals: