Litter Size

How many babies does a Lusitanian pine vole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Lusitanian pine voles are in a litter?

A Lusitanian pine vole (Microtus lusitanicus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 20 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.8 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Microtus). An adult Lusitanian pine vole grows up to a size of 11.9 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 Lusitanian pine vole is 2

The Lusitanian pine vole (Microtus lusitanicus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is endemic to the northwestern half of the Iberian Peninsula where it occurs in central and northern Portugal, northwest Spain, and in the extreme south west of France.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Lusitanian pine vole is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Lusitanian pine vole

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once: