Litter Size

How many babies does a Allen’s wood mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Allen’s wood mouses are in a litter?

A Allen’s wood mouse (Hylomyscus alleni) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 29 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 8.5 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Hylomyscus). An adult Allen’s wood mouse grows up to a size of 13.2 cm (0′ 6″).

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.

Allen’s hylomyscus or Allen’s wood mouse (Hylomyscus alleni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is native to West and Central Africa, where it is widely distributed. It occurs in deciduous forest habitat.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Allen’s wood mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Allen’s wood mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Allen’s wood mouse

What other animals weight around 20 grams (0.04 lbs)?