Litter Size

How many babies does a Eversmann’s hamster have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Eversmann’s hamsters are in a litter?

A Eversmann’s hamster (Allocricetulus eversmanni) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 10 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 241 grams (0.53 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Allocricetulus). An adult Eversmann’s hamster grows up to a size of 13.3 cm (0′ 6″).

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.

Eversmann’s hamster (Allocricetulus eversmanni) is a species of hamster in the family Cricetidae, and is one of two members of the genus Allocricetulus. It has been named after the Russian naturalist, zoologist, and explorer Eduard Friedrich Eversmann. It is endemic to Kazakhstan.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Eversmann’s hamster is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Eversmann’s hamster

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once: