Litter Size

How many babies does a Geata mouse shrew have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Geata mouse shrews are in a litter?

A Geata mouse shrew (Myosorex geata) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Soricidae family (genus: Myosorex). An adult Geata mouse shrew grows up to a size of 6.9 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Geata mouse shrew is 4

The Geata mouse shrew (Myosorex geata) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae endemic to Tanzania. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

Geata mouse shrew is a member of the Soricidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Geata mouse shrew

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Geata mouse shrew

What other animals weight around 9 grams (0.02 lbs)?