Litter Size

How many babies does a Dark-footed mouse shrew have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Dark-footed mouse shrews are in a litter?

A Dark-footed mouse shrew (Myosorex cafer) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Soricidae family (genus: Myosorex). An adult Dark-footed mouse shrew grows up to a size of 6.9 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Dark-footed mouse shrew is 2

The dark-footed mouse shrew (Myosorex cafer) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae found in Mozambique, South Africa, Eswatini, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. It was formerly sometimes called the dark-footed forest shrew.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

Dark-footed mouse shrew is a member of the Soricidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Dark-footed mouse shrew

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Dark-footed mouse shrew

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