Litter Size

How many babies does a Red-rumped agouti have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Red-rumped agoutis are in a litter?

A Red-rumped agouti (Dasyprocta leporina) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 109 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 6.87 kg (15.15 lbs) and measure 62.1 cm (2′ 1″). They are a member of the Dasyproctidae family (genus: Dasyprocta). An adult Red-rumped agouti grows up to a size of 57.4 cm (1′ 11″).

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-rumped agouti is 1

The red-rumped agouti (Dasyprocta leporina), also known as the golden-rumped agouti, orange-rumped agouti or Brazilian agouti, is a species of agouti from the family Dasyproctidae. It is native to northeastern South America, where found in Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, northeastern Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago and Lesser Antilles. It has also been introduced to the Virgin Islands. Despite the alternative name Brazilian agouti, it is neither the only nor the most widespread species of agouti in Brazil. In Brazil all agoutis are often called “cutia” [kuˈtʃiɐ].It is found in a wide range of forests, including rainforest and secondary forest.

Other animals of the family Dasyproctidae

Red-rumped agouti is a member of the Dasyproctidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Red-rumped agouti

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Red-rumped agouti

Other animals that usually reach the age of 17.75 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Red-rumped agouti

What other animals weight around 3.02 kg (6.65 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Red-rumped agouti

Also reaching around 57.4 cm (1′ 11″) in size do these animals: