Litter Size

How many babies does a Brazilian shrew mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Brazilian shrew mouses are in a litter?

A Brazilian shrew mouse (Blarinomys breviceps) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 23.38 kg (51.54 lbs) and measure 5.2 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Blarinomys). An adult Brazilian shrew mouse grows up to a size of 10.4 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.

The Brazilian shrew mouse (Blarinomys breviceps), also known as the blarinine akodont, is a rodent in the tribe Akodontini from the Atlantic Forest of eastern and southeastern Brazil. It is the only species in the genus Blarinomys. Phylogenetic analysis suggest that there are two clear geographical clades, a northeastern and southeastern.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Brazilian shrew mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Brazilian shrew mouse

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Brazilian shrew mouse

What other animals weight around 36 grams (0.08 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Brazilian shrew mouse

Also reaching around 10.4 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: