How many baby Fawn-colored mouses are in a litter?
A Fawn-colored mouse (Mus cervicolor) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.
Each of those little ones spend around 17 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 9.9 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Mus). An adult Fawn-colored mouse grows up to a size of 12.9 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.
The fawn-colored mouse (Mus cervicolor) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Cambodia, India, possibly Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Other animals of the family Muridae
Fawn-colored mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:
- Crab-eating rat weighting only 66 grams
- Canyon mouse with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Jico deer mouse weighting only 40 grams
- Chibchan water mouse weighting only 50 grams
- Cape gerbil with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Long-footed rat raching a size of 15.7 cm (0′ 7″)
- Euryoryzomys nitidus weighting only 55 grams
- Lesser stick-nest rat weighting only 150 grams
- Lusitanian pine vole with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Peterson’s chinchilla mouse weighting only 83 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Fawn-colored mouse
Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once: