Litter Size

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

How many baby Edible dormouses are in a litter?

A Edible dormouse (Glis glis) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 5 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 28 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 9 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 15.2 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Gliridae family (genus: Glis). An adult Edible dormouse grows up to a size of 16.7 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 Edible dormouse is 5

The edible dormouse or fat dormouse (Glis glis) is a large dormouse and the only living species in the genus Glis, found in most of western Europe. Its name comes from the Romans, who ate them as a delicacy.

Other animals of the family Gliridae

Edible dormouse is a member of the Gliridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Edible dormouse

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Edible dormouse

Other animals that usually reach the age of 9 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Edible dormouse

What other animals weight around 128 grams (0.28 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Edible dormouse

Also reaching around 16.7 cm (0′ 7″) in size do these animals: