Litter Size

How many babies does a Red-tailed phascogale have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Red-tailed phascogales are in a litter?

A Red-tailed phascogale (Phascogale calura) usually gives birth to around 7 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 7 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 29 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3.5 kg (7.71 lbs) and measure 6.9 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Phascogale). An adult Red-tailed phascogale grows up to a size of 10.8 cm (0′ 5″).

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-tailed phascogale is 7

The red-tailed phascogale (Phascogale calura), also known as the red-tailed wambenger, is a small carnivorous marsupial found in central and western Australia. It is closely related to the brush-tailed phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa), but is smaller and browner.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Red-tailed phascogale is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Red-tailed phascogale

Those animals also give birth to 7 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Red-tailed phascogale

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Red-tailed phascogale

What other animals weight around 43 grams (0.09 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Red-tailed phascogale

Also reaching around 10.8 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: