Litter Size

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

How many baby Banana climbing mouses are in a litter?

A Banana climbing mouse (Dendromus messorius) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 200 grams (0.44 lbs) and measure 0.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Dendromus). An adult Banana climbing mouse grows up to a size of 62.4 cm (2′ 1″).

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 banana climbing mouse (Dendromus messorius) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found in Benin, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, and Togo. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

Other animals of the family Muridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Banana climbing mouse

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once: