How many baby Dark bolo mouses are in a litter?
A Dark bolo mouse (Necromys obscurus) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Cricetidae family (genus: Necromys). An adult Dark bolo mouse grows up to a size of 14.4 cm (0′ 6″).
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 dark bolo mouse or dark-furred akodont (Necromys obscurus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. There are two subspecies; one (ssp. scagliarum) is found in eastern and central parts of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, and the other (ssp. obscurus) in coastal areas of southern Uruguay.
Other animals of the family Cricetidae
Dark bolo mouse is a member of the Cricetidae, as are these animals:
- Abrothrix andinus weighting only 24 grams
- Hylaeamys laticeps weighting only 49 grams
- Northern red-backed vole with 5 babies per pregnancy
- Olive grass mouse with 5 babies per pregnancy
- Blyth’s vole with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Sooretamys weighting only 120 grams
- Tien Shan red-backed vole with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Allegheny woodrat with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Abrothrix jelskii weighting only 34 grams
- Córdoba vesper mouse weighting only 49 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Dark bolo mouse
Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:
- Wild boar
- Smith’s vole
- Panamint chipmunk
- Colorado chipmunk
- Turkestan rat
- African grass rat
- Bushveld gerbil
- Akodon azarae
- Alpine marmot
- Silky mouse
Animals with the same weight as a Dark bolo mouse
What other animals weight around 40 grams (0.09 lbs)?
- Alpine chipmunk weighting 36 grams
- Taiwan vole weighting 46 grams
- Andean big-eared mouse weighting 38 grams
- Gray-bellied caenolestid weighting 40 grams
- Guatemalan vole weighting 42 grams
- Black-eared mouse weighting 39 grams
- Grey red-backed vole weighting 36 grams
- Tyler’s mouse opossum weighting 32 grams
- Pale spear-nosed bat weighting 36 grams
- Mexican deer mouse weighting 42 grams