How many baby Geoxus valdivianuss are in a litter?
A Geoxus valdivianus (Geoxus valdivianus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 8 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 3.4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Geoxus). An adult Geoxus valdivianus grows up to a size of 17.2 cm (0′ 7″).
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.
Geoxus valdivianus, also known as the long-clawed mole mouse or Valdivian long-clawed akodont, is a species of rodent in the tribe Abrotrichini of family Cricetidae found in the Valdivian temperate rain forests and Magellanic subpolar forests of Argentina and Chile. It is one of two species in the genus Geoxus.
Other animals of the family Muridae
Geoxus valdivianus is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:
- Soft-furred Oldfield mouse weighting only 35 grams
- Slender Oldfield mouse weighting only 77 grams
- Bibimys chacoensis weighting only 28 grams
- Chiapan climbing rat weighting only 280 grams
- Delicate vesper mouse weighting only 13 grams
- Mindanao montane forest mouse weighting only 34 grams
- Friendly leaf-eared mouse weighting only 20 grams
- One-toothed shrew mouse weighting only 21 grams
- Edith’s leaf-eared mouse weighting only 40 grams
- Morgan’s gerbil mouse weighting only 16 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Geoxus valdivianus
Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:
- Short-tailed mongoose
- Tasmanian pygmy possum
- Cape gerbil
- Red spiny rat
- Palmer’s chipmunk
- Slender harvest mouse
- Andean mountain cavy
- Kashmir flying squirrel
- Stein’s rat
- Orange-bellied Himalayan squirrel
Animals with the same weight as a Geoxus valdivianus
What other animals weight around 31 grams (0.07 lbs)?
- Fat-tailed false antechinus weighting 36 grams
- Sminthopsis laniger weighting 26 grams
- Oligoryzomys nigripes weighting 29 grams
- Neotropical pygmy squirrel weighting 34 grams
- Forest dormouse weighting 29 grams
- Vordermann’s flying squirrel weighting 36 grams
- Molossops abrasus weighting 35 grams
- Oecomys bicolor weighting 37 grams
- Olive grass mouse weighting 26 grams
- Guadeloupe big-eyed bat weighting 35 grams