Litter Size

How many babies does a Greater long-tailed hamster have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Greater long-tailed hamsters are in a litter?

A Greater long-tailed hamster (Tscherskia triton) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 12.5 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Tscherskia). An adult Greater long-tailed hamster grows up to a size of 47.4 cm (1′ 7″).

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 greater long-tailed hamster (Tscherskia triton) is a major crop-eating rodent that resides in Northern China. It is the only member of the genus Tscherskia. Some authorities maintain that the 15th gua of the Yi Jing (I Ching) refers repeatedly to this animal. The animal has been a major pest since ancient times and also has a habit of standing up on its rear legs and screaming loudly.The genetic diversity of Tscherskia triton has a positive correlation to population density when using microsatellite markers.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Greater long-tailed hamster is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Greater long-tailed hamster

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater long-tailed hamster

What other animals weight around 13 grams (0.03 lbs)?