Litter Size

How many babies does a Philippine tarsier have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Philippine tarsiers are in a litter?

A Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 178 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 25 grams (0.06 lbs) and measure 5 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Tarsiidae family (genus: Tarsius). An adult Philippine tarsier grows up to a size of 11.7 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Philippine tarsier is 1

The Philippine tarsier (Carlito syrichta), known locally as mawumag in Cebuano and other Visayan languages, magĂ´ in Waray and mamag in Tagalog, is a species of tarsier endemic to the Philippines. It is found in the southeastern part of the archipelago, particularly on the islands of Bohol, Samar, Leyte and Mindanao. It is a member of the approximately 45-million-year-old family Tarsiidae, whose name is derived from its elongated “tarsus” or ankle bone. Formerly a member of the genus Tarsius, it is now listed as the only member of the genus Carlito, a new genus named after the conservationist Carlito Pizarras.Its geographic range also includes Maripipi Island, Siargao Island, Basilan Island and Dinagat Island. Tarsiers have also been reported in Sarangani, although they may be different subspecies. It was introduced to Western biologists during the 20th century.

Other animals of the family Tarsiidae

Philippine tarsier is a member of the Tarsiidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Philippine tarsier

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Philippine tarsier

Other animals that usually reach the age of 15 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Philippine tarsier

What other animals weight around 116 grams (0.26 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Philippine tarsier

Also reaching around 11.7 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: