Litter Size

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

How many baby Tayras are in a litter?

A Tayra (Eira barbara) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 66 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 83 grams (0.18 lbs) and measure 8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Mustelidae family (genus: Eira). An adult Tayra grows up to a size of 61.4 cm (2′ 1″).

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 Tayra is 2

The tayra (Eira barbara) is an omnivorous animal from the weasel family, native to the Americas. It is the only species in the genus Eira.Tayras are also known as the tolomuco or perico ligero in Central America, motete in Honduras, irara in Brazil, san hol or viejo de monte in the Yucatan Peninsula, and high-woods dog (or historically chien bois) in Trinidad. The genus name Eira is derived from the indigenous name of the animal in Bolivia and Peru, while barbara means “strange” or “foreign”.

Other animals of the family Mustelidae

Tayra is a member of the Mustelidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Tayra

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Tayra

Other animals that usually reach the age of 18 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Tayra

What other animals weight around 4.14 kg (9.12 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Tayra

Also reaching around 61.4 cm (2′ 1″) in size do these animals: