Litter Size

How many babies does a Southern long-nosed armadillo have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Southern long-nosed armadillos are in a litter?

A Southern long-nosed armadillo (Dasypus hybridus) usually gives birth to around 8 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 126 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Dasypodidae family (genus: Dasypus). An adult Southern long-nosed armadillo grows up to a size of 2.7 meter (8′ 11″).

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 Southern long-nosed armadillo is 8

The southern long-nosed armadillo (Dasypus hybridus) is a species of armadillo native to South America.

Other animals of the family Dasypodidae

Southern long-nosed armadillo is a member of the Dasypodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Southern long-nosed armadillo

Those animals also give birth to 8 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Southern long-nosed armadillo

What other animals weight around 1.5 kg (3.31 lbs)?