Litter Size

How many babies does a Mountain pocket gopher have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Mountain pocket gophers are in a litter?

A Mountain pocket gopher (Thomomys monticola) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 36.8 cm (1′ 3″). They are a member of the Geomyidae family (genus: Thomomys). An adult Mountain pocket gopher grows up to a size of 14.5 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 Mountain pocket gopher is 3

The mountain pocket gopher (Thomomys monticola) is a species of rodent in the family Geomyidae.It is found in California and Nevada, and is endemic there, in the Western United States. The Sierra Nevada are part of its range.

Other animals of the family Geomyidae

Mountain pocket gopher is a member of the Geomyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Mountain pocket gopher

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Mountain pocket gopher

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Mountain pocket gopher

What other animals weight around 81 grams (0.18 lbs)?