Litter Size

How many babies does a Seven-banded armadillo have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Seven-banded armadillos are in a litter?

A Seven-banded armadillo (Dasypus septemcinctus) usually gives birth to around 6 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 120 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 96 grams (0.21 lbs) and measure 3.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Dasypodidae family (genus: Dasypus). An adult Seven-banded armadillo grows up to a size of 44.3 cm (1′ 6″).

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 Seven-banded armadillo is 6

The seven-banded, long-nosed armadillo or just seven-banded armadillo, Dasypus septemcinctus, is a species of armadillo from South America found in Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil.It is a solitary nocturnal, terrestrial animal, living mostly in dry habitats, outside of rainforest regions.

Other animals of the family Dasypodidae

Seven-banded armadillo is a member of the Dasypodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Seven-banded armadillo

Those animals also give birth to 6 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Seven-banded armadillo

What other animals weight around 1.53 kg (3.37 lbs)?