Litter Size

How many babies does a Grey red-backed vole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Grey red-backed voles are in a litter?

A Grey red-backed vole (Myodes rufocanus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 3 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 15 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Cricetidae family (genus: Myodes). An adult Grey red-backed vole grows up to a size of 10.6 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 Grey red-backed vole is 5

The grey red-backed vole or the grey-sided vole (Myodes rufocanus) is a species of vole. An adult grey red-backed vole weighs 20-50 grams. This species ranges across northern Eurasia, including northern China, the northern Korean Peninsula, and the islands of Sakhalin and Hokkaidō. It is larger and longer-legged than the northern red-backed vole (Myodes rutilus), which covers a similar range and it is also sympatric with the Norwegian lemming (Lemmus lemmus).

Other animals of the family Cricetidae

Grey red-backed vole is a member of the Cricetidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Grey red-backed vole

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Grey red-backed vole

What other animals weight around 36 grams (0.08 lbs)?