Litter Size

How many babies does a Sikkim rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Sikkim rats are in a litter?

A Sikkim rat (Rattus sikkimensis) usually gives birth to around 9 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Rattus). An adult Sikkim rat grows up to a size of 18.9 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 Sikkim rat (Rattus andamanensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. The rat’s coloring is brownish upperparts and a white underside

Other animals of the family Muridae

Sikkim rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Sikkim rat

Those animals also give birth to 9 babies at once:

Animals with the same size as a Sikkim rat

Also reaching around 18.9 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: