Litter Size

How many babies does a Krebs’s fat mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Krebs’s fat mouses are in a litter?

A Krebs’s fat mouse (Steatomys krebsii) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 6.3 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Steatomys). An adult Krebs’s fat mouse grows up to a size of 30 cm (1′ 0″).

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 Krebs’s fat mouse (Steatomys krebsii) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae.It is found in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia.Its natural habitats are Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. Its name honours Georg Ludwig Engelhard Krebs (1792–1844), a German natural history collector in South Africa.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Krebs’s fat mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Krebs’s fat mouse

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Krebs’s fat mouse

What other animals weight around 20 grams (0.04 lbs)?