Litter Size

How many babies does a White-sided jackrabbit have at once? (litter size)

How many baby White-sided jackrabbits are in a litter?

A White-sided jackrabbit (Lepus callotis) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 3 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 6 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 84 grams (0.19 lbs) and measure 14 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Leporidae family (genus: Lepus). An adult White-sided jackrabbit grows up to a size of 48.8 cm (1′ 8″).

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 White-sided jackrabbit is 2

The white-sided jackrabbit (Lepus callotis), also known as the Mexican hare, is a jackrabbit found in a limited range in North America, from southern New Mexico to northwestern and central Mexico. The animal is considered threatened in New Mexico, with its numbers in decline in recent years.

Other animals of the family Leporidae

White-sided jackrabbit is a member of the Leporidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with White-sided jackrabbit

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a White-sided jackrabbit

What other animals weight around 2.61 kg (5.75 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a White-sided jackrabbit

Also reaching around 48.8 cm (1′ 8″) in size do these animals: