Litter Size

How many babies does a Kemp’s gerbil have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Kemp’s gerbils are in a litter?

A Kemp’s gerbil (Tatera kempi) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 25 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 5 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Tatera). An adult Kemp’s gerbil grows up to a size of 11.7 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.

The average litter size of a Kemp's gerbil is 3

Kemp’s gerbil (Gerbilliscus kempi) is a species of gerbil found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, and possibly Liberia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, arable land, and pastureland.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Kemp’s gerbil is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Kemp’s gerbil

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Kemp’s gerbil

What other animals weight around 101 grams (0.22 lbs)?