Litter Size

How many babies does a Mearns’s pouched mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Mearns’s pouched mouses are in a litter?

A Mearns’s pouched mouse (Saccostomus mearnsi) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Saccostomus). An adult Mearns’s pouched mouse grows up to a size of 11.7 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.

Mearns’s pouched mouse (Saccostomus mearnsi) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae.It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda.Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, hot deserts, and arable land.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Mearns’s pouched mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Mearns’s pouched mouse

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Mearns’s pouched mouse

What other animals weight around 64 grams (0.14 lbs)?