Litter Size

How many babies does a Short-tailed bandicoot rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Short-tailed bandicoot rats are in a litter?

A Short-tailed bandicoot rat (Nesokia indica) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 17 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 499 grams (1.1 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Nesokia). An adult Short-tailed bandicoot rat grows up to a size of 49.9 cm (1′ 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 average litter size of a Short-tailed bandicoot rat is 4

The short-tailed bandicoot rat (Nesokia indica) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.Other common names include short-tailed mole-rat, Indian bandicoot, bandicoot-rat, flat-tooth rat and short-tailed nesokia.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Short-tailed bandicoot rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Short-tailed bandicoot rat

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Short-tailed bandicoot rat

What other animals weight around 178 grams (0.39 lbs)?