Litter Size

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

How many baby Western red colobuss are in a litter?

A Western red colobus (Procolobus badius) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 151 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 203 grams (0.45 lbs) and measure 19.1 cm (0′ 8″). They are a member of the Cercopithecidae family (genus: Procolobus). An adult Western red colobus grows up to a size of 57.4 cm (1′ 11″).

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 red colobus is 1

The western red colobus (Piliocolobus badius), also known as the bay red colobus, rust red colobus or Upper Guinea red colobus, is a species of Old World monkey in West African forests from Senegal to Ghana. All other species of red colobuses have formerly been considered subspecies of P. badius. It is often hunted by the common chimpanzee. In 1994, western red colobus monkeys infected many chimpanzees with Ebola virus when they were hunted and eaten by the chimpanzees.

Other animals of the family Cercopithecidae

Western red colobus is a member of the Cercopithecidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Western red colobus

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Western red colobus

What other animals weight around 8.43 kg (18.58 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Western red colobus

Also reaching around 57.4 cm (1′ 11″) in size do these animals: