Litter Size

How many babies does a Tasmanian pademelon have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Tasmanian pademelons are in a litter?

A Tasmanian pademelon (Thylogale billardierii) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 30 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 119 grams (0.26 lbs) and measure 36.8 cm (1′ 3″). They are a member of the Macropodidae family (genus: Thylogale). An adult Tasmanian pademelon grows up to a size of 12 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Tasmanian pademelon is 1

The Tasmanian pademelon (Thylogale billardierii), also known as the rufous-bellied pademelon or red-bellied pademelon, is the sole species of pademelon found in Tasmania, and was formerly found throughout south-eastern Australia. This pademelon has developed heavier and bushier fur than its northern relatives, who inhabit northern Australia and Papua New Guinea.Males reach around 7 kg (15.4 lbs) in weight, 1–1.2 metres in length including the tail, and are considerably larger than the females, which average 4 kg (8.8 lbs).

Other animals of the family Macropodidae

Tasmanian pademelon is a member of the Macropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Tasmanian pademelon

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Tasmanian pademelon

Other animals that usually reach the age of 10 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Tasmanian pademelon

What other animals weight around 5.85 kg (12.9 lbs)?