How many baby Afghan voles are in a litter?
A Afghan vole (Blanfordimys afghanus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 23.38 kg (51.54 lbs) and measure 5.2 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Blanfordimys). An adult Afghan vole grows up to a size of 2.9 meter (9′ 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 Afghan vole (Blanfordimys afghanus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in south-central Asia.
Other animals of the family Muridae
Afghan vole is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:
- Woodland vole with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Akodon azarae with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Molaccan prehensile-tailed rat weighting only 148 grams
- Field vole with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Desert mouse with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Transcaucasian mole vole with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Pseudoryzomys weighting only 45 grams
- Large pencil-tailed tree mouse weighting only 28 grams
- European snow vole with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Tawitawi forest rat raching a size of 19 cm (0′ 8″)
Animals that share a litter size with Afghan vole
Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once: