Litter Size

How many babies does a Chiriqui brown mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Chiriqui brown mouses are in a litter?

A Chiriqui brown mouse (Scotinomys xerampelinus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 33 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Scotinomys). An adult Chiriqui brown mouse grows up to a size of 23.6 cm (0′ 10″).

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 Chiriqui brown mouse (Scotinomys xerampelinus), also known as the long-tailed singing mouse, is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in cloud forest and paramo at elevations of 2100 to 3400 m in Costa Rica and Panama.Male Chiriqui brown mice sing to attract mates and to warn off other males from their territories. Their songs also serve to repel members of the related, smaller, competing species, S. teguina.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Chiriqui brown mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Chiriqui brown mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Chiriqui brown mouse

What other animals weight around 15 grams (0.03 lbs)?