Litter Size

How many babies does a Jackson’s soft-furred mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Jackson’s soft-furred mouses are in a litter?

A Jackson’s soft-furred mouse (Praomys jacksoni) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 35 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 171 grams (0.38 lbs) and measure 18.3 cm (0′ 8″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Praomys). An adult Jackson’s soft-furred mouse grows up to a size of 11.5 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.

Jackson’s soft-furred mouse or Jackson’s praomys (Praomys jacksoni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, arable land, and heavily degraded former forest.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Jackson’s soft-furred mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Jackson’s soft-furred mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Jackson’s soft-furred mouse

What other animals weight around 39 grams (0.09 lbs)?