Litter Size

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

How many baby Tiger quolls are in a litter?

A Tiger quoll (Dasyurus maculatus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 5 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 21 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 96 grams (0.21 lbs) and measure 0.7 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Dasyurus). An adult Tiger quoll grows up to a size of 42.7 cm (1′ 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 Tiger quoll is 5

The tiger quoll (Dasyurus maculatus), also known as the spotted-tail quoll, the spotted quoll, the spotted-tail dasyure or the tiger cat, is a carnivorous marsupial of the quoll genus Dasyurus native to Australia. With males and females weighing around 3.5 and 1.8 kg, respectively, it is mainland Australia’s largest carnivorous marsupial, and the world’s longest extant carnivorous marsupial (the biggest is the Tasmanian devil). Two subspecies are recognised; the nominate is found in wet forests of southeastern Australia and Tasmania, and a northern subspecies, D. m. gracilis, is found in a small area of northern Queensland and is endangered.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Tiger quoll is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Tiger quoll

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Tiger quoll

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Tiger quoll

What other animals weight around 3.32 kg (7.32 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Tiger quoll

Also reaching around 42.7 cm (1′ 5″) in size do these animals: