Litter Size

How many babies does a Guinea multimammate mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Guinea multimammate mouses are in a litter?

A Guinea multimammate mouse (Mastomys erythroleucus) usually gives birth to around 11 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 21 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 8.9 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Mastomys). An adult Guinea multimammate mouse grows up to a size of 45.1 cm (1′ 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 Guinea multimammate mouse (Mastomys erythroleucus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, and Uganda.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, arable land, rural gardens, urban areas, and irrigated land. They weigh between 12 and 105 grams.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Guinea multimammate mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Guinea multimammate mouse

Those animals also give birth to 11 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Guinea multimammate mouse

What other animals weight around 64 grams (0.14 lbs)?