Litter Size

How many babies does a Lesser Egyptian jerboa have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Lesser Egyptian jerboas are in a litter?

A Lesser Egyptian jerboa (Jaculus jaculus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 33 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 8.5 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Dipodidae family (genus: Jaculus). An adult Lesser Egyptian jerboa grows up to a size of 10.2 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 Lesser Egyptian jerboa is 3

The lesser jerboa (Jaculus jaculus) is a small rodent of Africa and the Middle East.Its diet consists mainly of seeds and grasses, however the Jerboa needs very little water to survive.This small rodent is sometimes likened to a tiny kangaroo due to its incredibly large hind legs, and hopping form of locomotion. The lesser Egyptian jerboa has three toes on each of its hind feet and a very long tail, used for balance when jumping. It has large eyes and ears and a rather stubby snout, and its coat is a pale or dark sandy colour with a paler underside.

Other animals of the family Dipodidae

Lesser Egyptian jerboa is a member of the Dipodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Lesser Egyptian jerboa

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Lesser Egyptian jerboa

Other animals that usually reach the age of 6 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Lesser Egyptian jerboa

What other animals weight around 59 grams (0.13 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Lesser Egyptian jerboa

Also reaching around 10.2 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: