How many baby Kolan voles are in a litter?
A Kolan vole (Caryomys inez) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 4.1 kg (9.04 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Cricetidae family (genus: Caryomys). An adult Kolan vole grows up to a size of 1.45 meter (4′ 10″).
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 Kolan vole, Inez’s red-backed vole or Inez’s vole (Caryomys inez) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in China. Two subspecies have been recognized, Caryomys inez inez from the northern part of its range and Caryomys inez nux from the southern part.
Other animals of the family Cricetidae
Kolan vole is a member of the Cricetidae, as are these animals:
- Rufous-bellied bolo mouse weighting only 32 grams
- European water vole with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Aegialomys xanthaeolus weighting only 79 grams
- Northern grass mouse with 5 babies per pregnancy
- Abrothrix illuteus weighting only 47 grams
- Tien Shan red-backed vole with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Handleyomys fuscatus weighting only 49 grams
- Montane grass mouse raching a size of 7.5 cm (0′ 3″)
- Grey red-backed vole with 5 babies per pregnancy
- Olive grass mouse with 5 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Kolan vole
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: