Litter Size

How many babies does a Japanese mole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Japanese moles are in a litter?

A Japanese mole (Mogera wogura) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 40 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 39.45 kg (86.96 lbs) and measure 3.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Talpidae family (genus: Mogera). An adult Japanese mole grows up to a size of 14.3 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Japanese mole is 3

The Japanese mole (Mogera wogura), also known as Temminck’s mole, is a species of mole native to East Asia. Its range extends south from Japan. A solitary and diurnal species, it can live for up to 3.5 years in the wild.

Other animals of the family Talpidae

Japanese mole is a member of the Talpidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Japanese mole

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Japanese mole

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3.5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Japanese mole

What other animals weight around 82 grams (0.18 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Japanese mole

Also reaching around 14.3 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: