Litter Size

How many babies does a Desert dormouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Desert dormouses are in a litter?

A Desert dormouse (Selevinia betpakdalaensis) usually gives birth to around 6 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Myoxidae family (genus: Selevinia). An adult Desert dormouse grows up to a size of 8.4 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 average litter size of a Desert dormouse is 6

The desert dormouse (Selevinia betpakdalaensis) is a species of rodent in the dormouse family, Gliridae. This species was formerly placed in its own family, Seleviniidae, but it is now considered to be a dormouse, monotypic within the genus Selevinia.It is endemic to Kazakhstan.

Other animals of the family Myoxidae

Desert dormouse is a member of the Myoxidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Desert dormouse

Those animals also give birth to 6 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Desert dormouse

What other animals weight around 17 grams (0.04 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Desert dormouse

Also reaching around 8.4 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: