How many baby Oecomys concolors are in a litter?
A Oecomys concolor (Oecomys concolor) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 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 concolor 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 concolor, also known as the unicolored oecomys, unicolored rice rat, or unicolored arboreal rice rat, is a species of rodent in the genus Oecomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in tropical rainforest in the Amazon biome, but its range is poorly documented; it has been recorded in northwestern Brazil, southeastern Colombia, and southern Venezuela.
Other animals of the family Muridae
Oecomys concolor is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:
- Eurasian harvest mouse with 5 babies per pregnancy
- Mimic tree rat weighting only 975 grams
- Mindanao lowland forest mouse weighting only 31 grams
- Algerian mouse with 5 babies per pregnancy
- Greater mole-rat with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Puno grass mouse weighting only 30 grams
- Zygodontomys brunneus weighting only 75 grams
- Gray-tailed narrow-headed rat weighting only 85 grams
- Least forest mouse weighting only 21 grams
- Abyssinian grass rat weighting only 73 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Oecomys concolor
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Cyclops roundleaf bat
- Pallas’s long-tongued bat
- Little free-tailed bat
- Montane guinea pig
- Red slender loris
- Common brushtail possum
- Mantled howler
- Southern dog-faced bat
- Giant roundleaf bat
- Serotine bat
Animals with the same weight as a Oecomys concolor
What other animals weight around 54 grams (0.12 lbs)?
- Grayish mouse opossum weighting 48 grams
- Robbins’s tateril weighting 47 grams
- Nikolaus’s mouse weighting 52 grams
- Pale gerbil weighting 52 grams
- Moss-forest rat weighting 46 grams
- Agile kangaroo rat weighting 60 grams
- Hylaeamys oniscus weighting 49 grams
- Thick-tailed three-toed jerboa weighting 60 grams
- Cape elephant shrew weighting 49 grams
- California vole weighting 57 grams