Litter Size

How many babies does a Spotted-necked otter have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Spotted-necked otters are in a litter?

A Spotted-necked otter (Hydrictis maculicollis) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 59 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 693 grams (1.53 lbs) and measure 6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Mustelidae family (genus: Hydrictis). An adult Spotted-necked otter grows up to a size of 59.4 cm (2′ 0″).

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 Spotted-necked otter is 2

The spotted-necked otter (Hydrictis maculicollis), or speckle-throated otter, is an otter native to sub-Saharan Africa.

Other animals of the family Mustelidae

Spotted-necked otter is a member of the Mustelidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Spotted-necked otter

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Spotted-necked otter

What other animals weight around 4.18 kg (9.22 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Spotted-necked otter

Also reaching around 59.4 cm (2′ 0″) in size do these animals: