Litter Size

How many babies does a Hodgson’s brown-toothed shrew have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Hodgson’s brown-toothed shrews are in a litter?

A Hodgson’s brown-toothed shrew (Episoriculus caudatus) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 674 grams (1.49 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Soricidae family (genus: Episoriculus). An adult Hodgson’s brown-toothed shrew grows up to a size of 6.5 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 Hodgson's brown-toothed shrew is 4

Hodgson’s brown-toothed shrew (Episoriculus caudatus) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in China, India, and Myanmar.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

Hodgson’s brown-toothed shrew is a member of the Soricidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Hodgson’s brown-toothed shrew

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same size as a Hodgson’s brown-toothed shrew

Also reaching around 6.5 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: