Litter Size

How many babies does a Tweedy’s crab-eating rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Tweedy’s crab-eating rats are in a litter?

A Tweedy’s crab-eating rat (Ichthyomys tweedii) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 341 grams (0.75 lbs) and measure 15.1 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Ichthyomys). An adult Tweedy’s crab-eating rat grows up to a size of 57.3 cm (1′ 11″).

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.

Tweedy’s crab-eating rat (Ichthyomys tweedii) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in two disjoint regions in western Ecuador and central Panama. The species is found near fast-flowing streams in primary and secondary forest, and is known from elevations of 900 to 1700 m. It is presumed that like other members of its genus, it nocturnal and semiaquatic, and feeds on freshwater invertebrates, such as crabs. This rodent is threatened by habitat destruction and water pollution.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Tweedy’s crab-eating rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Tweedy’s crab-eating rat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Tweedy’s crab-eating rat

What other animals weight around 119 grams (0.26 lbs)?