Litter Size

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

How many baby Pygmy treeshrews are in a litter?

A Pygmy treeshrew (Tupaia minor) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 12 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 9.7 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Tupaiidae family (genus: Tupaia). An adult Pygmy treeshrew grows up to a size of 18.5 cm (0′ 8″).

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 treeshrew is 1

The pygmy treeshrew (Tupaia minor) is a treeshrew species within the family Tupaiidae. It is native to Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.The generic name is derived from the Malay word tupai meaning squirrel or small animals that resemble squirrels.

Other animals of the family Tupaiidae

Pygmy treeshrew is a member of the Tupaiidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Pygmy treeshrew

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Pygmy treeshrew

What other animals weight around 70 grams (0.15 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Pygmy treeshrew

Also reaching around 18.5 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: