Litter Size

How many babies does a Indian hairy-footed gerbil have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Indian hairy-footed gerbils are in a litter?

A Indian hairy-footed gerbil (Gerbillus gleadowi) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 20 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Gerbillus). An adult Indian hairy-footed gerbil grows up to a size of 8.3 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Indian hairy-footed gerbil (Gerbillus gleadowi) is a species of gerbil found mainly in Pakistan and northwestern India,They inhabit dry, sandy, and rocky country with sparse vegetation. Their burrows are often closed with sand. They feed nocturnally on seeds, roots, nuts, grasses and insects.They breed throughout the year. Their gestation period is 20–22 days, with litters of four or five naked pups, on average. The young open their eyes at 16–20 days, and they are weaned by their parents after a month.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Indian hairy-footed gerbil is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Indian hairy-footed gerbil

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Indian hairy-footed gerbil

What other animals weight around 26 grams (0.06 lbs)?