Litter Size

How many babies does a Darien harvest mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Darien harvest mouses are in a litter?

A Darien harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys darienensis) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4.5 kg (9.92 lbs) and measure 4.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Reithrodontomys). An adult Darien harvest mouse grows up to a size of 8.9 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 Darien harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys darienensis) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found only in Panama.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Darien harvest mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Darien harvest mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Darien harvest mouse

What other animals weight around 12 grams (0.03 lbs)?