Litter Size

How many babies does a Eastern heather vole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Eastern heather voles are in a litter?

A Eastern heather vole (Phenacomys ungava) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 22 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 6.9 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Phenacomys). An adult Eastern heather vole grows up to a size of 10.7 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Eastern heather vole is 4

The eastern heather vole, (Phenacomys ungava), is a small North American vole. Until recently, this species was considered to belong to the same species as the western heather vole, Phenacomys intermedius. It is also called the Ungava vole.Though some studies have indicated that Phenacomys ungava is “rare” or “uncommon,” other researchers have found that the animal can be common locally, and others have suggested that the population may undergo cyclic abundance.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Eastern heather vole is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Eastern heather vole

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Eastern heather vole

What other animals weight around 27 grams (0.06 lbs)?