How many baby Watson’s climbing rats are in a litter?
A Watson’s climbing rat (Tylomys watsoni) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 19 grams (0.04 lbs) and measure 8.4 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Tylomys). An adult Watson’s climbing rat grows up to a size of 2.83 meter (9′ 4″).
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.
Watson’s climbing rat (Tylomys watsoni) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in Costa Rica and Panama.
Other animals of the family Muridae
Watson’s climbing rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:
- Mediterranean pine vole with 2 babies per pregnancy
- White-toothed brush mouse raching a size of 11.5 cm (0′ 5″)
- Mahomet mouse weighting only 10 grams
- Northern Luzon giant cloud rat weighting around 1.75 kilograms (3.86 lbs)
- Gray-tailed narrow-headed rat weighting only 85 grams
- Big deer mouse with 2 babies per pregnancy
- California mouse with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Stephen’s woodrat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Neacomys tenuipes with 3 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Watson’s climbing rat
Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once: