Litter Size

How many babies does a Little desert pocket mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Little desert pocket mouses are in a litter?

A Little desert pocket mouse (Chaetodipus arenarius) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Heteromyidae family (genus: Chaetodipus). An adult Little desert pocket mouse grows up to a size of 6.8 cm (0′ 3″).

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 little desert pocket mouse (Chaetodipus arenarius) is a species of small rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is endemic to Baja California in Mexico.

Other animals of the family Heteromyidae

Little desert pocket mouse is a member of the Heteromyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Little desert pocket mouse

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Little desert pocket mouse

What other animals weight around 23 grams (0.05 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Little desert pocket mouse

Also reaching around 6.8 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: