Litter Size

How many babies does a Whitehead’s spiny rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Whitehead’s spiny rats are in a litter?

A Whitehead’s spiny rat (Maxomys whiteheadi) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Maxomys). An adult Whitehead’s spiny rat grows up to a size of 16.7 cm (0′ 7″).

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.

Whitehead’s spiny rat (Maxomys whiteheadi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Whitehead’s spiny rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Whitehead’s spiny rat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Whitehead’s spiny rat

What other animals weight around 57 grams (0.13 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Whitehead’s spiny rat

Also reaching around 16.7 cm (0′ 7″) in size do these animals: