Litter Size

How many babies does a Stripe-necked mongoose have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Stripe-necked mongooses are in a litter?

A Stripe-necked mongoose (Herpestes vitticollis) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 24 grams (0.05 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Herpestidae family (genus: Herpestes). An adult Stripe-necked mongoose grows up to a size of 47.8 cm (1′ 7″).

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 Stripe-necked mongoose is 2

The stripe-necked mongoose (Herpestes vitticollis) is a mongoose species native to forests and shrublands from southern India to Sri Lanka.

Other animals of the family Herpestidae

Stripe-necked mongoose is a member of the Herpestidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Stripe-necked mongoose

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Stripe-necked mongoose

What other animals weight around 2.38 kg (5.25 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Stripe-necked mongoose

Also reaching around 47.8 cm (1′ 7″) in size do these animals: