Litter Size

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

How many baby Akodon azaraes are in a litter?

A Akodon azarae (Akodon azarae) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 4 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 23 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 104 grams (0.23 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Akodon). An adult Akodon azarae grows up to a size of 58.3 cm (1′ 11″).

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 Akodon azarae is 4

Akodon azarae, also known as Azara’s akodont or Azara’s grass mouse, is a rodent species from South America. It is found from southernmost Brazil through Paraguay and Uruguay into eastern Argentina. It is named after Spanish naturalist Félix de Azara.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Akodon azarae is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Akodon azarae

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Akodon azarae

What other animals weight around 25 grams (0.06 lbs)?