Litter Size

How many babies does a Yellow-spotted brush-furred rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Yellow-spotted brush-furred rats are in a litter?

A Yellow-spotted brush-furred rat (Lophuromys flavopunctatus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 30 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Lophuromys). An adult Yellow-spotted brush-furred rat grows up to a size of 12.2 cm (0′ 5″).

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 yellow-spotted brush-furred rat (Lophuromys flavopunctatus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Zambia.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. The population in Ethiopia is isolated and can be found at high altitudes up to 4,500 m above sea level.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Yellow-spotted brush-furred rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Yellow-spotted brush-furred rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Yellow-spotted brush-furred rat

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

Animals with the same size as a Yellow-spotted brush-furred rat

Also reaching around 12.2 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: