Litter Size

How many babies does a Common vole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Common voles are in a litter?

A Common vole (Microtus arvalis) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.With 6 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 24 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 21 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.8 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Microtus). An adult Common vole grows up to a size of 11.4 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 Common vole is 4

The common vole (Microtus arvalis) is a European rodent.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Common vole is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Common vole

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Common vole

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Common vole

What other animals weight around 26 grams (0.06 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Common vole

Also reaching around 11.4 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: