Litter Size

How many babies does a Brants’s climbing mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Brants’s climbing mouses are in a litter?

A Brants’s climbing mouse (Dendromus mesomelas) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Nesomyidae family (genus: Dendromus). An adult Brants’s climbing mouse grows up to a size of 51.5 cm (1′ 9″).

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.

Brants’s climbing mouse (Dendromus mesomelas) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae.It is found in Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, dry savanna, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.

Other animals of the family Nesomyidae

Brants’s climbing mouse is a member of the Nesomyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Brants’s climbing mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Brants’s climbing mouse

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3.25 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Brants’s climbing mouse

What other animals weight around 10 grams (0.02 lbs)?