Litter Size

How many babies does a White-tailed mongoose have at once? (litter size)

How many baby White-tailed mongooses are in a litter?

A White-tailed mongoose (Ichneumia albicauda) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 341 grams (0.75 lbs) and measure 15.1 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Herpestidae family (genus: Ichneumia). An adult White-tailed mongoose grows up to a size of 57.3 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 White-tailed mongoose is 2

The white-tailed mongoose (Ichneumia albicauda) is on average the largest species in the mongoose family (Herpestidae). It is the only member of the genus Ichneumia.

Other animals of the family Herpestidae

White-tailed mongoose is a member of the Herpestidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with White-tailed mongoose

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a White-tailed mongoose

Other animals that usually reach the age of 12 years:

Animals with the same weight as a White-tailed mongoose

What other animals weight around 3.66 kg (8.08 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a White-tailed mongoose

Also reaching around 57.3 cm (1′ 11″) in size do these animals: