Litter Size

How many babies does a Great Basin pocket mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Great Basin pocket mouses are in a litter?

A Great Basin pocket mouse (Perognathus parvus) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 8 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 23 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Heteromyidae family (genus: Perognathus). An adult Great Basin pocket mouse grows up to a size of 8.1 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 Great Basin pocket mouse is 4

The Great Basin pocket mouse (Perognathus parvus) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is found in British Columbia in Canada and the western United States.

Other animals of the family Heteromyidae

Great Basin pocket mouse is a member of the Heteromyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Great Basin pocket mouse

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Great Basin pocket mouse

Other animals that usually reach the age of 4 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Great Basin pocket mouse

What other animals weight around 21 grams (0.05 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Great Basin pocket mouse

Also reaching around 8.1 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: