Litter Size

How many babies does a Gaumer’s spiny pocket mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Gaumer’s spiny pocket mouses are in a litter?

A Gaumer’s spiny pocket mouse (Heteromys gaumeri) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Heteromyidae family (genus: Heteromys). An adult Gaumer’s spiny pocket mouse grows up to a size of 11.6 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.

Gaumer’s spiny pocket mouse (Heteromys gaumeri) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It ranges over northern Belize and Guatemala and the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico, where it lives in lowland semideciduous forest and thorn scrub. The species is nocturnal and terrestrial; it is solitary and strongly territorial. It is named after physician and biologist George F. Gaumer, who lived in the Yucatán from 1885 to 1929.

Other animals of the family Heteromyidae

Gaumer’s spiny pocket mouse is a member of the Heteromyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Gaumer’s spiny pocket mouse

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Gaumer’s spiny pocket mouse

What other animals weight around 63 grams (0.14 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Gaumer’s spiny pocket mouse

Also reaching around 11.6 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: