Litter Size

How many babies does a Oecomys bicolor have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Oecomys bicolors are in a litter?

A Oecomys bicolor (Oecomys bicolor) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2.95 kg (6.5 lbs) and measure 5.7 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Oecomys). An adult Oecomys bicolor grows up to a size of 1.51 meter (5′ 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.

Oecomys bicolor, also known as the white-bellied oecomys or bicolored arboreal rice rat, is a species of rodent in the genus Oecomys of family Cricetidae. It has a wide distribution in the Amazon biome, occurring in northwestern Brazil, northern Bolivia, eastern Peru, eastern Ecuador, eastern Colombia, much of Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana, and extends into eastern Panama, but it may contain more than one species.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Oecomys bicolor is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Oecomys bicolor

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Oecomys bicolor

What other animals weight around 37 grams (0.08 lbs)?