How many baby Juniper voles are in a litter?
A Juniper vole (Neodon juldaschi) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Cricetidae family (genus: Neodon). An adult Juniper vole grows up to a size of 14.4 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 juniper mountain vole (Neodon juldaschi) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, Russia, and Tajikistan.
Other animals of the family Cricetidae
Juniper vole is a member of the Cricetidae, as are these animals:
- Blackish grass mouse weighting only 19 grams
- European water vole with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Hairy-tailed bolo mouse with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Euryoryzomys russatus weighting only 60 grams
- Gerbil leaf-eared mouse weighting only 17 grams
- Pleasant bolo mouse weighting only 27 grams
- Nectomys rattus weighting only 248 grams
- Grey red-backed vole with 5 babies per pregnancy
- Abrothrix illuteus weighting only 47 grams
- Brucepattersonius iheringi weighting only 43 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Juniper vole
Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once: