Litter Size

How many babies does a Highland brush mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Highland brush mouses are in a litter?

A Highland brush mouse (Abeomelomys sevia) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 517 grams (1.14 lbs) and measure 1.7 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Abeomelomys). An adult Highland brush mouse 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 highland brush mouse (Abeomelomys sevia), also known as the Menzies’ mouse, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea, and is found in montane moss forests and in alpine zones over 2,000 m. It is the only species in the genus Abeomelomys, although it has been placed in Pogonomelomys in the past.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Highland brush mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Highland brush mouse

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Highland brush mouse

What other animals weight around 54 grams (0.12 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Highland brush mouse

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