Litter Size

How many babies does a Blanford’s jerboa have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Blanford’s jerboas are in a litter?

A Blanford’s jerboa (Jaculus turcmenicus) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.With 3 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 12 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 8.5 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Dipodidae family (genus: Jaculus). An adult Blanford’s jerboa grows up to a size of 10.2 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.

Blanford’s jerboa (Jaculus blanfordi) is a species of rodent in the family Dipodidae. It is native to Central Asia and is found in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan.

Other animals of the family Dipodidae

Blanford’s jerboa is a member of the Dipodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Blanford’s jerboa

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once: