Litter Size

How many babies does a Slender mongoose have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Slender mongooses are in a litter?

A Slender mongoose (Galerella sanguinea) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 62 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 20 grams (0.04 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Herpestidae family (genus: Galerella). An adult Slender mongoose grows up to a size of 33 cm (1′ 1″).

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 Slender mongoose is 2

The slender mongoose (Galerella sanguinea), also known as the black-tipped mongoose or the black-tailed mongoose, is a very common species of mongoose of sub-Saharan Africa.

Other animals of the family Herpestidae

Slender mongoose is a member of the Herpestidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Slender mongoose

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Slender mongoose

Other animals that usually reach the age of 6 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Slender mongoose

What other animals weight around 530 grams (1.17 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Slender mongoose

Also reaching around 33 cm (1′ 1″) in size do these animals: