Litter Size

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

How many baby Red rock rats are in a litter?

A Red rock rat (Aethomys chrysophilus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 26 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Aethomys). An adult Red rock rat grows up to a size of 14.1 cm (0′ 6″).

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 rock rat is 3

The red rock rat, or red veld rat, (Aethomys chrysophilus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae native to southern Africa.

Other animals of the family Muridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Red rock rat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Red rock rat

What other animals weight around 81 grams (0.18 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Red rock rat

Also reaching around 14.1 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: