Litter Size

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

How many baby Western quolls are in a litter?

A Western quoll (Dasyurus geoffroii) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 5 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 17 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 96 grams (0.21 lbs) and measure 3.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Dasyurus). An adult Western quoll grows up to a size of 34.9 cm (1′ 2″).

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 quoll is 5

The western quoll (Dasyurus geoffroii) is Western Australia’s largest endemic mammalian carnivore. One of the many marsupial mammals native to Australia, it is also known as the chuditch. The species is currently classed as near-threatened.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Western quoll is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Western quoll

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Western quoll

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Western quoll

What other animals weight around 1.12 kg (2.48 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Western quoll

Also reaching around 34.9 cm (1′ 2″) in size do these animals: