Litter Size

How many babies does a Van Deusen’s rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Van Deusen’s rats are in a litter?

A Van Deusen’s rat (Rattus vandeuseni) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4.67 kg (10.3 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Rattus). An adult Van Deusen’s rat grows up to a size of 13.5 cm (0′ 6″).

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.

Van Deusen’s rat (Rattus vandeuseni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is endemic to the mountains of southeast Papua New Guinea.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Van Deusen’s rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Van Deusen’s rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Van Deusen’s rat

What other animals weight around 67 grams (0.15 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Van Deusen’s rat

Also reaching around 13.5 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: