Litter Size

How many babies does a Rusty-spotted genet have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Rusty-spotted genets are in a litter?

A Rusty-spotted genet (Genetta maculata) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 77 grams (0.17 lbs) and measure 14.6 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Viverridae family (genus: Genetta). An adult Rusty-spotted genet grows up to a size of 55.4 cm (1′ 10″).

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 Rusty-spotted genet is 2

The rusty-spotted genet (Genetta maculata), also called panther genet and large-spotted genet, is a genet that is widely distributed in sub-Saharan Africa. It is considered common and therefore listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List.

Other animals of the family Viverridae

Rusty-spotted genet is a member of the Viverridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Rusty-spotted genet

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Rusty-spotted genet

What other animals weight around 1.95 kg (4.3 lbs)?