Litter Size

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

How many baby Gray climbing mouses are in a litter?

A Gray climbing mouse (Dendromus melanotis) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 25 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Nesomyidae family (genus: Dendromus). An adult Gray climbing mouse grows up to a size of 51.5 cm (1′ 9″).

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 climbing mouse (Dendromus melanotis) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae.It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Eswatini, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Its natural habitats are dry savanna, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, and temperate desert.

Other animals of the family Nesomyidae

Gray climbing mouse is a member of the Nesomyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Gray climbing mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Gray climbing mouse

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