Litter Size

How many babies does a Cheesman’s gerbil have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Cheesman’s gerbils are in a litter?

A Cheesman’s gerbil (Gerbillus cheesmani) usually gives birth to around 8 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: Gerbillus). An adult Cheesman’s gerbil grows up to a size of 9 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 average litter size of a Cheesman's gerbil is 8

Cheesman’s gerbil (Gerbilus cheesmani) is a small rodent in the subfamily Gerbillinae of the family Muridae. It is distributed mainly in Arabian Peninsula to southwestern Iran. It has orange-brown fur, white underparts, large eyes and a very long tail.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Cheesman’s gerbil is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Cheesman’s gerbil

Those animals also give birth to 8 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Cheesman’s gerbil

What other animals weight around 28 grams (0.06 lbs)?