Litter Size

How many babies does a Middendorf’s vole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Middendorf’s voles are in a litter?

A Middendorf’s vole (Microtus middendorffii) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 10 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 834 grams (1.84 lbs) and measure 6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Cricetidae family (genus: Microtus). An adult Middendorf’s vole grows up to a size of 10.4 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.

Middendorf’s vole (Microtus middendorffi) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Russia.

Other animals of the family Cricetidae

Middendorf’s vole is a member of the Cricetidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Middendorf’s vole

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once: