Litter Size

How many babies does a Ring-tailed cat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Ring-tailed cats are in a litter?

A Ring-tailed cat (Bassariscus astutus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 54 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 27 grams (0.06 lbs) and measure 5.2 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Procyonidae family (genus: Bassariscus). An adult Ring-tailed cat grows up to a size of 33.9 cm (1′ 2″).

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 Ring-tailed cat is 3

The ringtail (Bassariscus astutus) is a mammal of the raccoon family, native to arid regions of North America. Even though it is not a cat, it is also known as the ringtail cat, ring-tailed cat, miner’s cat or bassarisk, and is also sometimes called a “civet cat” (after similar, though only distantly related, cat-like carnivores of Asia and Africa). The ringtail is sometimes called a cacomistle, though this term seems to be more often used to refer to Bassariscus sumichrasti.

Other animals of the family Procyonidae

Ring-tailed cat is a member of the Procyonidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Ring-tailed cat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Ring-tailed cat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 16.5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Ring-tailed cat

What other animals weight around 1.02 kg (2.24 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Ring-tailed cat

Also reaching around 33.9 cm (1′ 2″) in size do these animals: