How many baby Rahm’s brush-furred rats are in a litter?
A Rahm’s brush-furred rat (Lophuromys rahmi) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Lophuromys). An adult Rahm’s brush-furred rat grows up to a size of 12.2 cm (0′ 5″).
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.
Rahm’s brush-furred rat (Lophuromys rahmi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda.Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.It is threatened by habitat loss.
Other animals of the family Muridae
Rahm’s brush-furred rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:
- California mouse with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Grey red-backed vole with 5 babies per pregnancy
- Blanford’s rat with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Dune hairy-footed gerbil with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Mediterranean pine vole with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Soft-furred Oldfield mouse weighting only 35 grams
- Luzon broad-toothed rat weighting only 268 grams
- Savile’s bandicoot rat weighting only 260 grams
- Amazonian marsh rat with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Djoongari with 2 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Rahm’s brush-furred rat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: