Litter Size

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

How many baby Golden mouses are in a litter?

A Golden mouse (Ochrotomys nuttalli) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 29 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 5.7 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Ochrotomys). An adult Golden mouse grows up to a size of 9.2 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Golden mouse is 2

The golden mouse (Ochrotomys nuttalli) is a species of New World mouse. It is usually 5–8 inches (12–25 cm) in body length, and has a soft pelage that ranges from golden-brownish to burnt orange in color. The genus name comes from the Greek words, “ochre”, a yellow or brown earth pigment, and “mys,” meaning mouse.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Golden mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Golden mouse

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Golden mouse

Other animals that usually reach the age of 2.5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Golden mouse

What other animals weight around 22 grams (0.05 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Golden mouse

Also reaching around 9.2 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: