Litter Size

How many babies does a Père David’s deer have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Père David’s deers are in a litter?

A Père David’s deer (Elaphurus davidianus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 286 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 10.48 kg (23.11 lbs) and measure 8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Cervidae family (genus: Elaphurus). An adult Père David’s deer grows up to a size of 61.4 cm (2′ 1″).

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 Père David's deer is 1

The Père David’s deer (Elaphurus davidianus), also known as the milu (Chinese: 麋鹿; pinyin: mílù) or elaphure, is a species of deer that went extinct in the wild, but has been reintroduced in some areas. The milu is native to the river valleys of China, where it prefers wetland habitats. It grazes mainly on grass and aquatic plants. It is the only extant member of the genus Elaphurus. Based on genetic comparisons, Père David’s deer is closely related to the deer of the genus Cervus, leading many experts to suggest merging Elaphurus into Cervus, or demoting Elaphurus to a subgenus of Cervus.

Other animals of the family Cervidae

Père David’s deer is a member of the Cervidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Père David’s deer

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Père David’s deer

Other animals that usually reach the age of 23.25 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Père David’s deer

What other animals weight around 165.5 kg (364.85 lbs)?