Litter Size

How many babies does a Anderson’s gerbil have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Anderson’s gerbils are in a litter?

A Anderson’s gerbil (Gerbillus andersoni) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Gerbillus). An adult Anderson’s gerbil grows up to a size of 9.8 cm (0′ 4″).

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.

Anderson’s gerbil (Gerbillus andersoni) is a species of gerbils distributed from Tunisia to Israel. Their habitats and diets are similar to other gerbils. The gestation period is 20–22 days and the average litter size is four or five. The IUCN formerly listed the junior synonym Gerbillus allenbyi as vulnerable.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Anderson’s gerbil is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Anderson’s gerbil

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Anderson’s gerbil

What other animals weight around 27 grams (0.06 lbs)?