How many baby Beaded wood mouses are in a litter?
A Beaded wood mouse (Hylomyscus aeta) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 517 grams (1.14 lbs) and measure 8.5 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Hylomyscus). An adult Beaded wood mouse grows up to a size of 13.2 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 beaded hylomyscus or beaded wood mouse (Hylomyscus aeta) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Uganda.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.
Other animals of the family Muridae
Beaded wood mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:
- Mexican water mouse weighting only 40 grams
- Lesser hamster-rat with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Akodon boliviensis with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Subalpine woolly rat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Mindoro climbing rat raching a size of 12.3 cm (0′ 5″)
- Rhoads’s Oldfield mouse weighting only 77 grams
- Small pencil-tailed tree mouse weighting only 28 grams
- Splendid climbing mouse weighting only 89 grams
- Chiruromys lamia with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Marsh rice rat with 4 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Beaded wood mouse
Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:
- Common kusimanse
- Japanese dormouse
- Nolthenius’s long-tailed climbing mouse
- Field vole
- Brown four-eyed opossum
- Red-tailed chipmunk
- Giant naked-tailed rat
- Sand cat
- Great gerbil
- Gerbil mouse
Animals with the same weight as a Beaded wood mouse
What other animals weight around 22 grams (0.05 lbs)?
- Steppe field mouse weighting 20 grams
- Dwarf fat-tailed mouse opossum weighting 20 grams
- Akodon albiventer weighting 26 grams
- One-toothed shrew mouse weighting 21 grams
- Ugandan musk shrew weighting 23 grams
- Tilda’s yellow-shouldered bat weighting 24 grams
- Eloquent horseshoe bat weighting 19 grams
- Cerrado mouse weighting 24 grams
- Blackish white-toothed shrew weighting 20 grams
- Fischer’s pygmy fruit bat weighting 18 grams