Litter Size

How many babies does a Round-tailed muskrat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Round-tailed muskrats are in a litter?

A Round-tailed muskrat (Neofiber alleni) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 4 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 8 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 28 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 9 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Neofiber). An adult Round-tailed muskrat grows up to a size of 19.9 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Round-tailed muskrat is 2

The round-tailed muskrat (Neofiber alleni) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae, sometimes called the Florida water rat. The species is monotypic in the genus Neofiber. It is found only in the southeastern United States, where its natural habitat is swamps.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Round-tailed muskrat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Round-tailed muskrat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Round-tailed muskrat

What other animals weight around 265 grams (0.58 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Round-tailed muskrat

Also reaching around 19.9 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: