Litter Size

How many babies does a Hazel dormouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Hazel dormouses are in a litter?

A Hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) 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 24 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.1 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Myoxidae family (genus: Muscardinus). An adult Hazel dormouse grows up to a size of 7.6 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 average litter size of a Hazel dormouse is 4

The hazel dormouse or common dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) is a small mammal and the only living species in the genus Muscardinus.

Other animals of the family Myoxidae

Hazel dormouse is a member of the Myoxidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Hazel dormouse

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Hazel dormouse

Other animals that usually reach the age of 6 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Hazel dormouse

What other animals weight around 29 grams (0.06 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Hazel dormouse

Also reaching around 7.6 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: