Litter Size

How many babies does a Chestnut climbing mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Chestnut climbing mouses are in a litter?

A Chestnut climbing mouse (Dendromus mystacalis) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 200 grams (0.44 lbs) and measure 0.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Dendromus). An adult Chestnut climbing mouse grows up to a size of 62.4 cm (2′ 1″).

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 Chestnut climbing mouse is 3

The chestnut climbing mouse (Dendromus mystacalis) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae.It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Eswatini, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Its natural habitats are dry savanna and moist savanna.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Chestnut climbing mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Chestnut climbing mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Chestnut climbing mouse

What other animals weight around 8 grams (0.02 lbs)?