Litter Size

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

How many baby Red hocicudos are in a litter?

A Red hocicudo (Oxymycterus rufus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 10.21 kg (22.51 lbs) and measure 77.1 cm (2′ 7″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Oxymycterus). An adult Red hocicudo grows up to a size of 2.02 meter (6′ 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 red hocicudo (Oxymycterus rufus) is a rodent species from South America. It is found in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Red hocicudo is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Red hocicudo

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Red hocicudo

Other animals that usually reach the age of 2.58 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Red hocicudo

What other animals weight around 82 grams (0.18 lbs)?