Litter Size

How many babies does a Gray-bellied pygmy mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Gray-bellied pygmy mouses are in a litter?

A Gray-bellied pygmy mouse (Mus triton) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 3 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 15 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.1 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Mus). An adult Gray-bellied pygmy mouse grows up to a size of 7.5 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 gray-bellied pygmy mouse (Mus triton) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and arable land.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Gray-bellied pygmy mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Gray-bellied pygmy mouse

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Gray-bellied pygmy mouse

What other animals weight around 12 grams (0.03 lbs)?