Litter Size

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

How many baby Red forest duikers are in a litter?

A Red forest duiker (Cephalophus natalensis) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 212 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 956 grams (2.11 lbs) and measure 20 cm (0′ 8″). They are a member of the Bovidae family (genus: Cephalophus). An adult Red forest duiker grows up to a size of 78.7 cm (2′ 7″).

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 forest duiker is 1

The red forest duiker, Natal duiker, or Natal red duiker (Cephalophus natalensis) is a small antelope found in central to southern Africa. It is one of 22 extant species form the subfamily Cephalophinae. While the red forest duiker is very similar to the common duiker, it is smaller in size and has a distinguishing reddish coloring. Additionally, the red forest duiker favors a denser bush habitat than the common duiker. The Natal red duiker is more diurnal and less secretive than most forest duikers, so therefore it is easier for them to be observed. In 1999, red forest duikers had an estimated wild population of 42,000 individuals.

Other animals of the family Bovidae

Red forest duiker is a member of the Bovidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Red forest duiker

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Red forest duiker

Other animals that usually reach the age of 15 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Red forest duiker

What other animals weight around 12.36 kg (27.25 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Red forest duiker

Also reaching around 78.7 cm (2′ 7″) in size do these animals: