How many baby Koslov’s pikas are in a litter?
A Koslov’s pika (Ochotona koslowi) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 9 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5.7 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Ochotonidae family (genus: Ochotona). An adult Koslov’s pika grows up to a size of 24 cm (0′ 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.
Koslov’s pika or Kozlov’s pika (Ochotona koslowi) is a species of mammal in the family Ochotonidae. It is endemic to China. Its natural habitat is tundra. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Other animals of the family Ochotonidae
Koslov’s pika is a member of the Ochotonidae, as are these animals:
- Chinese red pika raching a size of 24.5 cm (0′ 10″)
- Sardinian pika raching a size of 22.5 cm (0′ 9″)
- Afghan pika with 6 babies per pregnancy
- Steppe pika with 8 babies per pregnancy
- Moupin pika with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Plateau pika with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Nubra pika raching a size of 7.5 cm (0′ 3″)
- Ladak pika raching a size of 17.7 cm (0′ 7″)
- Large-eared pika with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Alpine pika with 3 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Koslov’s pika
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Mountain zebra
- Collared mangabey
- Little free-tailed bat
- Green bush squirrel
- Birdlike noctule
- Rüppell’s broad-nosed bat
- Greater kudu
- Southern forest bat
- Pileated gibbon
- Forest giant squirrel
Animals with the same size as a Koslov’s pika
Also reaching around 24 cm (0′ 10″) in size do these animals:
- Utah prairie dog gets as big as 28.8 cm (1′ 0″)
- Long-clawed ground squirrel gets as big as 24.4 cm (0′ 10″)
- Fire-footed rope squirrel gets as big as 20.5 cm (0′ 9″)
- Guadalcanal monkey-faced bat gets as big as 20.7 cm (0′ 9″)
- Back-striped weasel gets as big as 28.7 cm (1′ 0″)
- Fat-tailed dwarf lemur gets as big as 22.5 cm (0′ 9″)
- European water vole gets as big as 19.3 cm (0′ 8″)
- Chinese red pika gets as big as 24.5 cm (0′ 10″)
- Yucatan squirrel gets as big as 23.6 cm (0′ 10″)
- Solomons flying fox gets as big as 25.6 cm (0′ 11″)