Litter Size

How many babies does a Red acouchi have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Red acouchis are in a litter?

A Red acouchi (Myoprocta acouchy) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 99 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 76 grams (0.17 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Dasyproctidae family (genus: Myoprocta). An adult Red acouchi grows up to a size of 36.3 cm (1′ 3″).

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 Red acouchi is 1

The red acouchi, Myoprocta acouchy, is a species of rodent in the acouchi genus, part of the family Dasyproctidae, from South America. It is found in the Guyanan subregion of the Amazon biome, including Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and Brazil, east of the Rio Branco and mainly north of the Amazon, with a few records from south of the Amazon. In the past, some authors have applied the name M. acouchy to the green acouchi instead and used M. exilis for the red acouchi, but this is now obsolete.It not only hoards seeds, but also chews off the protruding sprouts to prevent germination.

Other animals of the family Dasyproctidae

Red acouchi is a member of the Dasyproctidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Red acouchi

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Red acouchi

Other animals that usually reach the age of 10 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Red acouchi

What other animals weight around 949 grams (2.09 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Red acouchi

Also reaching around 36.3 cm (1′ 3″) in size do these animals: