Litter Size

How many babies does a Pale-throated sloth have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Pale-throated sloths are in a litter?

A Pale-throated sloth (Bradypus tridactylus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 126 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 179 grams (0.39 lbs) and measure 4.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Bradypodidae family (genus: Bradypus). An adult Pale-throated sloth grows up to a size of 54.8 cm (1′ 10″).

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 Pale-throated sloth is 1

The pale-throated sloth (Bradypus tridactylus) is a species of three-toed sloth that inhabits tropical rainforests in northern South America.It is similar in appearance to, and often confused with, the brown-throated sloth, which has a much wider distribution. Genetic evidence has been interpreted to suggest the two species diverged only around 400,000 years ago, although the most recent evidence indicates the split was closer to 6 million years.

Other animals of the family Bradypodidae

Pale-throated sloth is a member of the Bradypodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Pale-throated sloth

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Pale-throated sloth

What other animals weight around 4.33 kg (9.54 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Pale-throated sloth

Also reaching around 54.8 cm (1′ 10″) in size do these animals: