How many baby Delicate mouses are in a litter?
A Delicate mouse (Mus tenellus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.1 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Mus). An adult Delicate mouse grows up to a size of 7.5 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 delicate mouse (Mus tenellus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and possibly Eritrea.Its natural habitat is dry savanna.
Other animals of the family Muridae
Delicate mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:
- Zygodontomys brunneus weighting only 75 grams
- Yellow-bellied climbing mouse weighting only 59 grams
- Laminate vlei rat weighting only 150 grams
- Round-tailed muskrat with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Lesser mole-rat with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Shining thicket rat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Hummelinck’s vesper mouse weighting only 27 grams
- Lesser Wilfred’s mouse weighting only 22 grams
- Central pebble-mound mouse weighting only 12 grams
- Bibimys torresi weighting only 28 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Delicate mouse
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: