Litter Size

How many babies does a Hairy harvest mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Hairy harvest mouses are in a litter?

A Hairy harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys hirsutus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 4.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Reithrodontomys). An adult Hairy harvest mouse grows up to a size of 7.2 cm (0′ 3″).

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 hairy harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys hirsutus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae found only in Mexico.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Hairy harvest mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Hairy harvest mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Hairy harvest mouse

What other animals weight around 20 grams (0.04 lbs)?