Litter Size

How many babies does a Roe deer have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Roe deers are in a litter?

A Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 179 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1.21 kg (2.67 lbs) and measure 37.5 cm (1′ 3″). They are a member of the Cervidae family (genus: Capreolus). An adult Roe deer grows up to a size of 1.2 meter (4′ 0″).

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 Roe deer is 1

The European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus), also known as the western roe deer, chevreuil, or simply roe deer or roe, is a species of deer. The male of the species is sometimes referred to as a roebuck. The roe deer is relatively small, reddish and grey-brown, and well-adapted to cold environments. The species is widespread in Europe, from the Mediterranean to Scandinavia, from Scotland to the Caucasus, and east to northern Iran and Iraq. It is distinct from the somewhat larger Siberian roe deer.

Other animals of the family Cervidae

Roe deer is a member of the Cervidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Roe deer

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Roe deer

Other animals that usually reach the age of 17 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Roe deer

What other animals weight around 22.45 kg (49.5 lbs)?