Litter Size

How many babies does a Gansu pika have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Gansu pikas are in a litter?

A Gansu pika (Ochotona cansus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 6 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 24 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 8 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5.1 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Ochotonidae family (genus: Ochotona). An adult Gansu pika grows up to a size of 13.4 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 average litter size of a Gansu pika is 3

The Gansu pika (Ochotona cansus) is a species of mammal in the pika family, Ochotonidae. It is endemic to China.

Other animals of the family Ochotonidae

Gansu pika is a member of the Ochotonidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Gansu pika

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Gansu pika

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Gansu pika

What other animals weight around 69 grams (0.15 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Gansu pika

Also reaching around 13.4 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: