Litter Size

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

How many baby Woylies are in a litter?

A Woylie (Bettongia penicillata) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 3 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 20 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 5.2 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Potoroidae family (genus: Bettongia). An adult Woylie grows up to a size of 33.1 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 Woylie is 1

The woylie or brush-tailed bettong (Bettongia penicillata) is an extremely rare, small marsupial, belonging to the genus Bettongia, that is endemic to Australia. There are two subspecies: B. p. ogilbyi, and the now extinct B. p. penicillata.

Other animals of the family Potoroidae

Woylie is a member of the Potoroidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Woylie

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Woylie

Other animals that usually reach the age of 6.5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Woylie

What other animals weight around 1.22 kg (2.69 lbs)?