Litter Size

How many babies does a Preuss’s red colobus have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Preuss’s red colobuss are in a litter?

A Preuss’s red colobus (Piliocolobus preussi) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 195 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 19 grams (0.04 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Cercopithecidae family (genus: Piliocolobus). An adult Preuss’s red colobus grows up to a size of 57.9 cm (1′ 11″).

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 Preuss's red colobus is 1

Preuss’s red colobus (Piliocolobus preussi) is a red colobus primate species endemic to the Cross-Sanaga Rivers ecoregion. An important population occurs in Korup National Park, Southwest Province, Cameroon, but the species’ distribution is localized (groups are frequently encountered near the main tourist camps). The species is considered present in adjacent Cross River National Park – Oban Division in Nigeria and hunter reports suggest that few groups remain in Nkwende Hills and Nta Ali Forest Reserve in the broader Korup region. A population is also present in Ebo forest, Littoral Province of Cameroon.

Other animals of the family Cercopithecidae

Preuss’s red colobus is a member of the Cercopithecidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Preuss’s red colobus

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Preuss’s red colobus

What other animals weight around 8.87 kg (19.54 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Preuss’s red colobus

Also reaching around 57.9 cm (1′ 11″) in size do these animals: