How many baby Short-eared rock-wallabys are in a litter?
A Short-eared rock-wallaby (Petrogale brachyotis) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 30 grams (0.07 lbs) and measure 9.2 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Macropodidae family (genus: Petrogale). An adult Short-eared rock-wallaby grows up to a size of 19.2 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 short-eared rock-wallaby (Petrogale brachyotis) is a species of rock-wallaby found in northern Australia, in the northernmost parts of Northern Territory and Western Australia. It is much larger than its two closest relatives, the eastern short-eared Petrogale wilkinsi, the nabarlek Petrogale concinna and monjon Petrogale burbidgei.
Other animals of the family Macropodidae
Short-eared rock-wallaby is a member of the Macropodidae, as are these animals:
- Proserpine rock-wallaby with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Allied rock-wallaby with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Rufous hare-wallaby with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Rothschild’s rock-wallaby weighting around 4.55 kilograms (10.03 lbs)
- Brown’s pademelon with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Black-flanked rock-wallaby with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Lake Mackay hare-wallaby with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Red-necked pademelon with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Lowlands tree-kangaroo with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Parma wallaby with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Short-eared rock-wallaby
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Kloss’s gibbon
- Pygmy treeshrew
- Mountain cuscus
- Chocolate wattled bat
- Black-capped squirrel monkey
- Masoala fork-marked lemur
- Shining thicket rat
- Hairy-fronted muntjac
- Gray bat
- Large mosaic-tailed rat
Animals with the same weight as a Short-eared rock-wallaby
What other animals weight around 4.02 kg (8.86 lbs)?
- Crescent nail-tail wallaby usually reaching 3.5 kgs (7.72 lbs)
- Masked palm civet usually reaching 4.3 kgs (9.48 lbs)
- Pale-throated sloth usually reaching 4.33 kgs (9.55 lbs)
- European wildcat usually reaching 4.53 kgs (9.99 lbs)
- South American coati usually reaching 3.78 kgs (8.33 lbs)
- Allied rock-wallaby usually reaching 4.63 kgs (10.21 lbs)
- Otter civet usually reaching 4.25 kgs (9.37 lbs)
- Kirk’s dik-dik usually reaching 4.8 kgs (10.58 lbs)
- Verreaux’s sifaka usually reaching 3.61 kgs (7.96 lbs)
- European hare usually reaching 3.82 kgs (8.42 lbs)