Enterprise-D nursery, 2365

A litter of puppies

Spot's litter of kittens

Spot's litter of kittens

For the man-powered vehicle, please see sedan.
For the crime, please see littering.

In biology, the term litter refers to multiple births, typically used to describe those of non-sentient mammals.

Porthos, a Beagle owned by Jonathan Archer was born to a litter containing four males. (ENT: "A Night in Sickbay")

On average a tribble had a litter of ten. (TOS: "The Trouble with Tribbles"; DS9: "Trials and Tribble-ations")

They nursery aboard the USS Enterprise-D had a litter of Labrador Retriever puppies in 2365. (TNG: "The Child")

Spot gave birth to a litter of kittens in late 2370. (TNG: "Genesis")

There was question in 2373 as to how many offspring Lieutenant Vilix'pran was going to have in his budding that year. Because he had two in his last litter, and four before that, his most recent litter was projected to be anywhere from eight to 18. (DS9: "Apocalypse Rising")

Following the loss of USS Voyager in the Delta Quadrant, Kathryn Janeway's Irish Setter Mollie had a litter of puppies that Janeway did not learn about until several years later in 2374. (VOY: "Hunters") Mollie herself was the runt of the litter, but Janeway chose her because she thought the dog had spunk. (VOY: "Shattered")

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