How many baby Bolivian big-eared mouses are in a litter?
A Bolivian big-eared mouse (Auliscomys boliviensis) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 100 grams (0.22 lbs) and measure 18 cm (0′ 8″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Auliscomys). An adult Bolivian big-eared mouse grows up to a size of 50 cm (1′ 8″).
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 Bolivian big-eared mouse (Auliscomys boliviensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Bolivia, Chile, and Peru.
Other animals of the family Muridae
Bolivian big-eared mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:
- Rossel Island melomys raching a size of 13.9 cm (0′ 6″)
- Northern Luzon shrew-rat raching a size of 10.5 cm (0′ 5″)
- Large Japanese field mouse with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Mitchell’s hopping mouse with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Cameroon soft-furred mouse with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Spy hocicudo weighting only 81 grams
- Kalinowski’s Oldfield mouse weighting only 77 grams
- Tamaulipan woodrat weighting only 198 grams
- Aegialomys xanthaeolus weighting only 79 grams
- African groove-toothed rat with 4 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Bolivian big-eared mouse
Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:
- Celebes warty pig
- Large vlei rat
- Graphiurus hueti
- Indian long-eared hedgehog
- Guinea pig
- Short-nosed harvest mouse
- Egyptian mongoose
- Brown palm civet
- Neacomys tenuipes
- Bailey’s pocket mouse
Animals with the same weight as a Bolivian big-eared mouse
What other animals weight around 71 grams (0.16 lbs)?
- Malaita tube-nosed fruit bat weighting 78 grams
- Biting chinchilla mouse weighting 82 grams
- Guinea multimammate mouse weighting 64 grams
- California kangaroo rat weighting 85 grams
- Great fruit-eating bat weighting 59 grams
- Thick-tailed three-toed jerboa weighting 60 grams
- Smoky mouse weighting 68 grams
- Dark-tailed tree rat weighting 71 grams
- Ruschi’s rat weighting 63 grams
- Long-tailed fruit bat weighting 68 grams