Litter Size

How many babies does a Southern Plains woodrat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Southern Plains woodrats are in a litter?

A Southern Plains woodrat (Neotoma micropus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 4 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 34 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 11 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 6.6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Neotoma). An adult Southern Plains woodrat grows up to a size of 21.3 cm (0′ 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 Plains woodrat is 2

The Southern Plains woodrat (Neotoma micropus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in northwest Mexico and in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas in the United States.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Southern Plains woodrat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Southern Plains woodrat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Southern Plains woodrat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 2.25 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Southern Plains woodrat

What other animals weight around 255 grams (0.56 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Southern Plains woodrat

Also reaching around 21.3 cm (0′ 9″) in size do these animals: