Litter Size

How many babies does a Salt’s dik-dik have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Salt’s dik-diks are in a litter?

A Salt’s dik-dik (Madoqua saltiana) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 673 grams (1.48 lbs) and measure 3.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Bovidae family (genus: Madoqua). An adult Salt’s dik-dik grows up to a size of 59.5 cm (2′ 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 Salt's dik-dik is 1

Salt’s dik-dik (Madoqua saltiana) is a small antelope found in semidesert, bushland, and thickets in the Horn of Africa, but marginally also in northern Kenya and eastern Sudan. It is named after Henry Salt, who discovered it in Abyssinia in the early 19th century.

Other animals of the family Bovidae

Salt’s dik-dik is a member of the Bovidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Salt’s dik-dik

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Salt’s dik-dik

Other animals that usually reach the age of 14 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Salt’s dik-dik

What other animals weight around 3.4 kg (7.5 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Salt’s dik-dik

Also reaching around 59.5 cm (2′ 0″) in size do these animals: