Litter Size

How many babies does a Pied tamarin have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Pied tamarins are in a litter?

A Pied tamarin (Saguinus bicolor) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 158 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Callitrichidae family (genus: Saguinus). An adult Pied tamarin grows up to a size of 23.9 cm (0′ 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 Pied tamarin is 2

The pied tamarin (Saguinus bicolor) is a critically endangered primate species found in a restricted area in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest.

Other animals of the family Callitrichidae

Pied tamarin is a member of the Callitrichidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Pied tamarin

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Pied tamarin

What other animals weight around 465 grams (1.03 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Pied tamarin

Also reaching around 23.9 cm (0′ 10″) in size do these animals: