Litter Size

How many babies does a Short-snouted elephant shrew have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Short-snouted elephant shrews are in a litter?

A Short-snouted elephant shrew (Elephantulus brachyrhynchus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 10.48 kg (23.11 lbs) and measure 8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Macroscelididae family (genus: Elephantulus). An adult Short-snouted elephant shrew grows up to a size of 11.5 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 Short-snouted elephant shrew is 1

The short-snouted elephant shrew or short-snouted sengi (Elephantulus brachyrhynchus) is a species of elephant shrew in the family Macroscelididae. It is found over a wide area of Africa. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

Other animals of the family Macroscelididae

Short-snouted elephant shrew is a member of the Macroscelididae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Short-snouted elephant shrew

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Short-snouted elephant shrew

What other animals weight around 45 grams (0.1 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Short-snouted elephant shrew

Also reaching around 11.5 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: