Litter Size

How many babies does a Greater Egyptian jerboa have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Greater Egyptian jerboas are in a litter?

A Greater Egyptian jerboa (Jaculus orientalis) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 40 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 8.5 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Dipodidae family (genus: Jaculus). An adult Greater Egyptian jerboa grows up to a size of 10.2 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Greater Egyptian jerboa is 2

The greater Egyptian jerboa (Jaculus orientalis) is a species of rodent in the family Dipodidae. It is found in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and is possibly extinct in the Negev Desert of Israel. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, sandy shores, and arable land.

Other animals of the family Dipodidae

Greater Egyptian jerboa is a member of the Dipodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Greater Egyptian jerboa

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater Egyptian jerboa

What other animals weight around 138 grams (0.3 lbs)?