Litter Size

How many babies does a Bush vlei rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Bush vlei rats are in a litter?

A Bush vlei rat (Myotomys unisulcatus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 36 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 12 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Myotomys). An adult Bush vlei rat grows up to a size of 15.2 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 Bush vlei rat is 1

The bush vlei rat or Karoo bush rat (Myotomys unisulcatus formerly Otomys unisulcatus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Namibia and South Africa. Its natural habitat is temperate shrubland. The Karoo rat uses behavioral adaptations to cope with the dry arid climate. It is a medium-sized rodent with a dark pellage on top and lighter underneath. It has light colored feet and a dark tail. The rat may have light colored fur around its eyes and the back of its ears.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Bush vlei rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Bush vlei rat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Bush vlei rat

What other animals weight around 102 grams (0.22 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Bush vlei rat

Also reaching around 15.2 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: