Litter Size

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

How many baby Alston’s brown mouses are in a litter?

A Alston’s brown mouse (Scotinomys teguina) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 31 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Scotinomys). An adult Alston’s brown mouse grows up to a size of 23.6 cm (0′ 10″).

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 Alston's brown mouse is 2

Alston’s brown mouse, also called Alston’s singing mouse, short-tailed singing mouse, or singing mouse (Scotinomys teguina), is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Central America, from Chiapas, Mexico, to western Panama.This species produces vocalizations in both the sonic and ultrasonic range that are thought to be an important component of its communication behavior.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Alston’s brown mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Alston’s brown mouse

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Alston’s brown mouse

What other animals weight around 11 grams (0.02 lbs)?