Litter Size

How many babies does a Yellow-spotted rock hyrax have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Yellow-spotted rock hyraxs are in a litter?

A Yellow-spotted rock hyrax (Heterohyrax brucei) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 228 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 225 grams (0.5 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Procaviidae family (genus: Heterohyrax). An adult Yellow-spotted rock hyrax grows up to a size of 46.9 cm (1′ 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.

The average litter size of a Yellow-spotted rock hyrax is 1

Heterohyrax brucei, more commonly known as the yellow-spotted rock hyrax or bush hyrax, is a species of mammal in the family Procaviidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Southern Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Northern South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and rocky areas. Hyrax comes from the Greek word ὕραξ, or shrew-mouse.

Other animals of the family Procaviidae

Yellow-spotted rock hyrax is a member of the Procaviidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Yellow-spotted rock hyrax

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Yellow-spotted rock hyrax

Other animals that usually reach the age of 14 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Yellow-spotted rock hyrax

What other animals weight around 2.45 kg (5.41 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Yellow-spotted rock hyrax

Also reaching around 46.9 cm (1′ 7″) in size do these animals: