Litter Size

How many babies does a Mount Kenya mole shrew have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Mount Kenya mole shrews are in a litter?

A Mount Kenya mole shrew (Surdisorex polulus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Soricidae family (genus: Surdisorex). An adult Mount Kenya mole shrew grows up to a size of 9.6 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 Mount Kenya mole shrew is 1

The Mount Kenya mole shrew (Surdisorex polulus) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae endemic to Mount Kenya in Kenya. Its natural habitat is tropical high-altitude bamboo and grassland.The Mt. Kenya mole shrew is listed as vulnerable because it is known to only be found in a single location in highlands of Mount Kenya. The habitat of the species is dense montane grassland.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

Mount Kenya mole shrew is a member of the Soricidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Mount Kenya mole shrew

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Mount Kenya mole shrew

What other animals weight around 9 grams (0.02 lbs)?