Litter Size

How many babies does a Emin’s gerbil have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Emin’s gerbils are in a litter?

A Emin’s gerbil (Taterillus emini) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 5 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Taterillus). An adult Emin’s gerbil grows up to a size of 11.7 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.

Emin’s gerbil or Emin’s tateril (Taterillus emini) is a species of gerbil found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, and arable land.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Emin’s gerbil is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Emin’s gerbil

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Emin’s gerbil

What other animals weight around 52 grams (0.11 lbs)?