Litter Size

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

How many baby Mountain spiny pocket mouses are in a litter?

A Mountain spiny pocket mouse (Heteromys oresterus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Heteromyidae family (genus: Heteromys). An adult Mountain spiny pocket mouse grows up to a size of 11 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.

The mountain spiny pocket mouse (Heteromys oresterus) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is endemic to Costa Rica. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Other animals of the family Heteromyidae

Mountain spiny pocket mouse is a member of the Heteromyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Mountain spiny pocket mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Mountain spiny pocket mouse

What other animals weight around 74 grams (0.16 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Mountain spiny pocket mouse

Also reaching around 11 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: