Litter Size

How many babies does a Western barred bandicoot have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Western barred bandicoots are in a litter?

A Western barred bandicoot (Perameles bougainville) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 12 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 253 grams (0.56 lbs) and measure 7.8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Peramelidae family (genus: Perameles). An adult Western barred bandicoot grows up to a size of 30 cm (1′ 0″).

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 Western barred bandicoot is 2

The Western barred bandicoot (Perameles bougainville), also known as the Marl, is a small species of bandicoot found in Australia.

Other animals of the family Peramelidae

Western barred bandicoot is a member of the Peramelidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Western barred bandicoot

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Western barred bandicoot

What other animals weight around 230 grams (0.51 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Western barred bandicoot

Also reaching around 30 cm (1′ 0″) in size do these animals: