Litter Size

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

How many baby Western gorillas are in a litter?

A Western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 257 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2.1 kg (4.63 lbs) and measure 4.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Hominidae family (genus: Gorilla). An adult Western gorilla grows up to a size of 1.6 meter (5′ 3″).

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 gorilla is 1

The western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) is a great apeā€”the type species as well as the most populous species of the genus Gorilla.

Other animals of the family Hominidae

Western gorilla is a member of the Hominidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Western gorilla

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Western gorilla

Other animals that usually reach the age of 54 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Western gorilla

What other animals weight around 113.29 kg (249.77 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Western gorilla

Also reaching around 1.6 meter (5′ 3″) in size do these animals: