Litter Size

How many babies does a Patas monkey have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Patas monkeys are in a litter?

A Patas monkey (Erythrocebus patas) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 167 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 623 grams (1.37 lbs) and measure 2.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Cercopithecidae family (genus: Erythrocebus). An adult Patas monkey grows up to a size of 66.5 cm (2′ 3″).

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 Patas monkey is 1

The patas monkey (Erythrocebus patas), also known as the wadi monkey or hussar monkey, is a ground-dwelling monkey distributed over semi-arid areas of West Africa, and into East Africa. It was formerly considered the only member of the genus Erythrocebus, but the Blue Nile patas monkey, previously synonymized with this species, was resurrected in 2018.

Other animals of the family Cercopithecidae

Patas monkey is a member of the Cercopithecidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Patas monkey

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Patas monkey

Other animals that usually reach the age of 23.83 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Patas monkey

What other animals weight around 7.99 kg (17.61 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Patas monkey

Also reaching around 66.5 cm (2′ 3″) in size do these animals: