Litter Size

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

How many baby Red spiny rats are in a litter?

A Red spiny rat (Maxomys surifer) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Maxomys). An adult Red spiny rat grows up to a size of 16.7 cm (0′ 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 spiny rat is 3

The red spiny rat (Maxomys surifer) is a rodent species in the family Muridae that inhabits forests in Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and on Java, Borneo and Sumatra islands. In China, it has been recorded only in Yunnan province.

Other animals of the family Muridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Red spiny rat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Red spiny rat

What other animals weight around 150 grams (0.33 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Red spiny rat

Also reaching around 16.7 cm (0′ 7″) in size do these animals: