Litter Size

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

How many baby Desert pocket gophers are in a litter?

A Desert pocket gopher (Geomys arenarius) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 76 grams (0.17 lbs) and measure 14.6 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Geomyidae family (genus: Geomys). An adult Desert pocket gopher grows up to a size of 17.2 cm (0′ 7″).

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 pocket gopher is 4

The desert pocket gopher (Geomys arenarius) is a species of rodent in the family Geomyidae. It is found in the state of Chihuahua in Mexico and in Texas and New Mexico in the United States.

Other animals of the family Geomyidae

Desert pocket gopher is a member of the Geomyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Desert pocket gopher

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Desert pocket gopher

What other animals weight around 206 grams (0.45 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Desert pocket gopher

Also reaching around 17.2 cm (0′ 7″) in size do these animals: