Litter Size

How many babies does a Sandhill dunnart have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Sandhill dunnarts are in a litter?

A Sandhill dunnart (Sminthopsis psammophila) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Sminthopsis). An adult Sandhill dunnart grows up to a size of 10.5 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Sandhill dunnart is 5

The sandhill dunnart (Sminthopsis psammophila) is a species of small carnivorous Australian marsupial of the family Dasyuridae. It is known from four scattered arid areas of Australia: near Lake Amadeus in Northern Territory, the central Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, the southwestern edge of the Great Victoria Desert in Western Australia, and at Yellabinna in South Australia.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Sandhill dunnart is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Sandhill dunnart

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Sandhill dunnart

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Sandhill dunnart

What other animals weight around 33 grams (0.07 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Sandhill dunnart

Also reaching around 10.5 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: