Litter Size

How many babies does a Dark kangaroo mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Dark kangaroo mouses are in a litter?

A Dark kangaroo mouse (Microdipodops megacephalus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Heteromyidae family (genus: Microdipodops). An adult Dark kangaroo mouse grows up to a size of 7.2 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 dark kangaroo mouse (Microdipodops megacephalus) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is found in California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Utah in the United States.

Other animals of the family Heteromyidae

Dark kangaroo mouse is a member of the Heteromyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Dark kangaroo mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Dark kangaroo mouse

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5.42 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Dark kangaroo mouse

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

Animals with the same size as a Dark kangaroo mouse

Also reaching around 7.2 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: