Litter Size

How many babies does a Pygmy hog have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Pygmy hogs are in a litter?

A Pygmy hog (Sus salvanius) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 110 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 30 grams (0.07 lbs) and measure 1.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Suidae family (genus: Sus). An adult Pygmy hog grows up to a size of 59.9 cm (2′ 0″).

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 Pygmy hog is 3

The pygmy hog (Porcula salvania) is a suid native to alluvial grasslands in the foothills of the Himalayas at elevations of up to 300 m (980 ft). Today, the only known population lives in southern Bhutan and in Assam, India. As the population is estimated at less than 250 mature individuals, it is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List.

Other animals of the family Suidae

Pygmy hog is a member of the Suidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Pygmy hog

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Pygmy hog

Other animals that usually reach the age of 12 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Pygmy hog

What other animals weight around 7.92 kg (17.45 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Pygmy hog

Also reaching around 59.9 cm (2′ 0″) in size do these animals: