Litter Size

How many babies does a Long-tailed pocket mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Long-tailed pocket mouses are in a litter?

A Long-tailed pocket mouse (Chaetodipus formosus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 5 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 14 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Heteromyidae family (genus: Chaetodipus). An adult Long-tailed pocket mouse grows up to a size of 9.7 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Long-tailed pocket mouse is 5

The long-tailed pocket mouse (Chaetodipus formosus) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae.It is found in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah in the United States and Baja California in Mexico.

Other animals of the family Heteromyidae

Long-tailed pocket mouse is a member of the Heteromyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Long-tailed pocket mouse

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Long-tailed pocket mouse

Other animals that usually reach the age of 2.5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Long-tailed pocket mouse

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

Animals with the same size as a Long-tailed pocket mouse

Also reaching around 9.7 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: