Litter Size

How many babies does a Fringe-tailed gerbil have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Fringe-tailed gerbils are in a litter?

A Fringe-tailed gerbil (Gerbilliscus robustus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Gerbilliscus). An adult Fringe-tailed gerbil grows up to a size of 15 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 fringe-tailed gerbil (Gerbilliscus robustus) is a species of gerbil found in Central African Republic, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, possibly Cameroon, and possibly Nigeria. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, arable land and urban areas.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Fringe-tailed gerbil is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Fringe-tailed gerbil

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Fringe-tailed gerbil

What other animals weight around 95 grams (0.21 lbs)?