Litter Size

How many babies does a Coast mole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Coast moles are in a litter?

A Coast mole (Scapanus orarius) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 40 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Talpidae family (genus: Scapanus). An adult Coast mole grows up to a size of 12.3 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Coast mole is 3

The coast mole or Pacific mole (Scapanus orarius) is a medium-sized North American mole found in forested and open areas with moist soils along the Pacific coast from southwestern British Columbia to northwestern California.

Other animals of the family Talpidae

Coast mole is a member of the Talpidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Coast mole

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Coast mole

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Coast mole

What other animals weight around 61 grams (0.13 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Coast mole

Also reaching around 12.3 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: