Litter Size

How many babies does a Sika deer have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Sika deers are in a litter?

A Sika deer (Cervus nippon) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 223 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 4.28 kg (9.44 lbs) and measure 57 cm (1′ 11″). They are a member of the Cervidae family (genus: Cervus). An adult Sika deer grows up to a size of 1.2 meter (4′ 0″).

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 Sika deer is 1

The sika deer (Cervus nippon) also known as the spotted deer or the Japanese deer, is a species of deer native to much of East Asia, and introduced to various other parts of the world. Previously found from northern Vietnam in the south to the Russian Far East in the north, it is now uncommon in these areas, excluding Japan, where the species is overabundant.

Other animals of the family Cervidae

Sika deer is a member of the Cervidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Sika deer

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Sika deer

Other animals that usually reach the age of 25.42 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Sika deer

What other animals weight around 53 kg (116.84 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Sika deer

Also reaching around 1.2 meter (4′ 0″) in size do these animals: