Litter Size

How many babies does a Broad-footed mole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Broad-footed moles are in a litter?

A Broad-footed mole (Scapanus latimanus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 40 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Talpidae family (genus: Scapanus). An adult Broad-footed mole grows up to a size of 14.2 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 average litter size of a Broad-footed mole is 3

The broad-footed mole (Scapanus latimanus) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is found in Baja California in Mexico and in California, Nevada and Oregon in the United States at elevations up to 3000 m above sea level.

Other animals of the family Talpidae

Broad-footed mole is a member of the Talpidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Broad-footed mole

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Broad-footed mole

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Broad-footed mole

What other animals weight around 61 grams (0.13 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Broad-footed mole

Also reaching around 14.2 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: