Litter Size

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

How many baby Little native mouses are in a litter?

A Little native mouse (Pseudomys delicatulus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 29 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Pseudomys). An adult Little native mouse grows up to a size of 6.7 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 average litter size of a Little native mouse is 3

The little native mouse (Pseudomys delicatulus), also known as the delicate mouse, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. Kunwinjku of western Arnhem Land call this little creature Kijbuk (Reverend Peterson Nganjmirra, personal comment in Goodfellow, Fauna of Kakadu and the Top End,1993).It is found in Western Australia, the Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales and Papua New Guinea.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Little native mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Little native mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Little native mouse

What other animals weight around 8 grams (0.02 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Little native mouse

Also reaching around 6.7 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: