Litter Size

How many babies does a Southern tree hyrax have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Southern tree hyraxs are in a litter?

A Southern tree hyrax (Dendrohyrax arboreus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 229 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 57 kg (125.66 lbs) and measure 0.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Procaviidae family (genus: Dendrohyrax). An adult Southern tree hyrax grows up to a size of 49.9 cm (1′ 8″).

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 tree hyrax is 1

The southern tree hyrax (Dendrohyrax arboreus) or also known as the southern tree dassie is a species of mammal in the family Procaviidae. The southern tree hyrax is mainly found in the south central eastern side of Africa.

Other animals of the family Procaviidae

Southern tree hyrax is a member of the Procaviidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Southern tree hyrax

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Southern tree hyrax

Other animals that usually reach the age of 12.25 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Southern tree hyrax

What other animals weight around 3.18 kg (7 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Southern tree hyrax

Also reaching around 49.9 cm (1′ 8″) in size do these animals: