How many baby Kolan voles are in a litter?
A Kolan vole (Eothenomys inez) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 14 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 62.1 cm (2′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Eothenomys). An adult Kolan vole grows up to a size of 12.4 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 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 Muridae
Kolan vole is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:
- Mottled-tailed shrew mouse weighting only 18 grams
- Guinean gerbil weighting only 103 grams
- Sagebrush vole with 5 babies per pregnancy
- Arizona woodrat weighting only 200 grams
- South African pouched mouse with 6 babies per pregnancy
- Savile’s bandicoot rat weighting only 260 grams
- Carpentarian rock rat weighting only 123 grams
- De Vis’s woolly rat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- White-footed rabbit-rat weighting only 200 grams
- Big-headed African mole-rat with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Kolan vole
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: