Litter Size

How many babies does a Algerian mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Algerian mouses are in a litter?

A Algerian mouse (Mus spretus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.1 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Mus). An adult Algerian mouse grows up to a size of 7.5 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Algerian mouse is 5

The Algerian mouse, or western Mediterranean mouse, (Mus spretus) is a wild species of mouse closely related to the house mouse, native to open habitats around the western Mediterranean.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Algerian mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Algerian mouse

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Algerian mouse

What other animals weight around 16 grams (0.04 lbs)?