Litter Size

How many babies does a Hairy-tailed mole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Hairy-tailed moles are in a litter?

A Hairy-tailed mole (Parascalops breweri) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 4 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 35 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 7.8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Talpidae family (genus: Parascalops). An adult Hairy-tailed mole grows up to a size of 12.7 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 Hairy-tailed mole is 4

The hairy-tailed mole (Parascalops breweri), also known as Brewer’s mole, is a medium-sized North American mole. It is the only member of the genus Parascalops. The species epithet breweri refers to Thomas Mayo Brewer, an American naturalist.

Other animals of the family Talpidae

Hairy-tailed mole is a member of the Talpidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Hairy-tailed mole

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Hairy-tailed mole

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Hairy-tailed mole

What other animals weight around 51 grams (0.11 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Hairy-tailed mole

Also reaching around 12.7 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: