Litter Size

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

How many baby Pygmy spotted skunks are in a litter?

A Pygmy spotted skunk (Spilogale pygmaea) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 47 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 6.3 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Mustelidae family (genus: Spilogale). An adult Pygmy spotted skunk grows up to a size of 30 cm (1′ 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 spotted skunk is 4

The pygmy spotted skunk (Spilogale pygmaea) is a species of mammal in the family Mephitidae. It is endemic to Mexico.

Other animals of the family Mustelidae

Pygmy spotted skunk is a member of the Mustelidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Pygmy spotted skunk

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Pygmy spotted skunk

What other animals weight around 365 grams (0.8 lbs)?