Litter Size

How many babies does a Bastard big-footed mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Bastard big-footed mouses are in a litter?

A Bastard big-footed mouse (Macrotarsomys bastardi) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 24 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 2.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Macrotarsomys). An adult Bastard big-footed mouse grows up to a size of 9 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.

The average litter size of a Bastard big-footed mouse is 2

The bastard big-footed mouse (Macrotarsomys bastardi) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found only in Madagascar. Macrotarsomys bastardi is the smallest-bodied of the three species recognized within the genus Macrotarsomys. Two subspecies have been recognized (M. b. occidentalis and M. b. bastardi) however 2004 studies did not find consistent differences between the subspecies and recommended “subspeciļ¬c epithets be abandoned for this species”.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Bastard big-footed mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Bastard big-footed mouse

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Bastard big-footed mouse

What other animals weight around 28 grams (0.06 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Bastard big-footed mouse

Also reaching around 9 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: