Litter Size

How many babies does a Bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbil have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbils are in a litter?

A Bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbil (Gerbillurus vallinus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Gerbillurus). An adult Bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbil grows up to a size of 9.8 cm (0′ 4″).

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 bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbil (Gerbillurus vallinus) is a species of gerbil found in Namibia and South Africa. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, temperate grassland, and hot deserts. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbil is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbil

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbil

What other animals weight around 35 grams (0.08 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbil

Also reaching around 9.8 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: