Litter Size

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

How many baby South Andean deers are in a litter?

A South Andean deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 212 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3.58 kg (7.9 lbs) and measure 99 cm (3′ 3″). They are a member of the Cervidae family (genus: Hippocamelus). An adult South Andean deer grows up to a size of 1.55 meter (5′ 2″).

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 South Andean deer is 1

The south Andean deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus), also known as the southern guemal, Chilean huemul or güemul ( WAY-mool, Spanish: [weˈmul]), is an endangered species of deer native to the mountains of Argentina and Chile. One of two mid-sized deer of the Hippocamelus genus, the south Andean deer ranges across the high mountainsides and cold valleys of the Andes. The distribution and habitat, behaviour, and diet of the deer have all been the subject of study. The viability of the small remaining population is an outstanding concern to researchers.The huemul is part of Chile’s national coat of arms and it is since 2006 a National Natural Monument.

Other animals of the family Cervidae

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

Animals that share a litter size with South Andean deer

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a South Andean deer

What other animals weight around 69.02 kg (152.16 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a South Andean deer

Also reaching around 1.55 meter (5′ 2″) in size do these animals: