Litter Size

How many babies does a Asian garden dormouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Asian garden dormouses are in a litter?

A Asian garden dormouse (Eliomys melanurus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 25 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Myoxidae family (genus: Eliomys). An adult Asian garden dormouse grows up to a size of 13.7 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.

The average litter size of a Asian garden dormouse is 5

The Asian garden dormouse or large-eared garden dormouse, (Eliomys melanurus) is a species of rodent in the family Gliridae.It is found in Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Turkey.Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rocky areas and gardens.It is active throughout the year but can enter a state of torpor. Diet consists mainly of insects, snails, centipedes and geckos but as an omnivore, it will also eat plant matter. It is a common species and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed its conservation status as being of “least concern”.

Other animals of the family Myoxidae

Asian garden dormouse is a member of the Myoxidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Asian garden dormouse

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Asian garden dormouse

What other animals weight around 100 grams (0.22 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Asian garden dormouse

Also reaching around 13.7 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: