Litter Size

How many babies does a Barbary striped grass mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Barbary striped grass mouses are in a litter?

A Barbary striped grass mouse (Lemniscomys barbarus) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Lemniscomys). An adult Barbary striped grass mouse grows up to a size of 10.3 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Barbary striped grass mouse is 4

The Barbary striped grass mouse (Lemniscomys barbarus) is a small rodent of the suborder Myomorpha. This monotypic species is native to coastal Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia in northwest Africa. In the past it was believed to also occur throughout a large part of Sub-Saharan Africa, but these populations are now treated as a separate species, the Heuglin’s striped grass mouse (L. zebra). These relatively small Lemniscomys are among the species most commonly kept in captivity.The Barbary, Heuglin’s and Hoogstral’s striped grass mouse (L. hoogstraali) form a group that have a distinctly dark and light striped pelage. Other Lemniscomys either have more spotty/interrupted stripes or only a single dark stripe along the back.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Barbary striped grass mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Barbary striped grass mouse

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Barbary striped grass mouse

What other animals weight around 26 grams (0.06 lbs)?