Litter Size

How many babies does a Greater mole-rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Greater mole-rats are in a litter?

A Greater mole-rat (Spalax microphthalmus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 8 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5.6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Spalax). An adult Greater mole-rat grows up to a size of 13.2 cm (0′ 6″).

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 mole-rat is 2

The greater mole-rat (Spalax microphthalmus) is a species of rodent in the family Spalacidae. It is found in Russia and Ukraine.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Greater mole-rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Greater mole-rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater mole-rat

What other animals weight around 470 grams (1.04 lbs)?