Litter Size

How many babies does a Mexican mouse opossum have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Mexican mouse opossums are in a litter?

A Mexican mouse opossum (Marmosa mexicana) usually gives birth to around 11 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 110 grams (0.24 lbs) and measure 13.3 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Didelphidae family (genus: Marmosa). An adult Mexican mouse opossum grows up to a size of 13.4 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Mexican mouse opossum is 11

The Mexican mouse opossum (Marmosa mexicana) is a species of Central American opossum in the family Didelphidae.

Other animals of the family Didelphidae

Mexican mouse opossum is a member of the Didelphidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Mexican mouse opossum

Those animals also give birth to 11 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Mexican mouse opossum

Other animals that usually reach the age of 7 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Mexican mouse opossum

What other animals weight around 49 grams (0.11 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Mexican mouse opossum

Also reaching around 13.4 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: