Litter Size

How many babies does a Southern pig-footed bandicoot have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Southern pig-footed bandicoots are in a litter?

A Southern pig-footed bandicoot (Chaeropus ecaudatus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Peramelidae family (genus: Chaeropus). An adult Southern pig-footed bandicoot grows up to a size of 2.04 meter (6′ 9″).

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 pig-footed bandicoot is 2

The southern pig-footed bandicoot – Chaeropus ecaudatus – was a small species of herbivorous marsupial in the genus Chaeropus, the pig-footed bandicoots.

Other animals of the family Peramelidae

Southern pig-footed bandicoot is a member of the Peramelidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Southern pig-footed bandicoot

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Southern pig-footed bandicoot

What other animals weight around 220 grams (0.49 lbs)?