Litter Size

How many babies does a Moupin pika have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Moupin pikas are in a litter?

A Moupin pika (Ochotona thibetana) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 11 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5.7 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Ochotonidae family (genus: Ochotona). An adult Moupin pika grows up to a size of 5.2 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Moupin pika is 2

The Moupin pika (Ochotona thibetana), also known as Ribetischer Pika, Moupin-Pika, Pika del Tibet, and Manipuri pika, is a species of mammal in the pika family, Ochotonidae. It has many subspecies, some of which may be distinct species. Its summer pelage is dark russet-brown with some light spots on the dorsal side, and ochraceous buff tinged on the belly. In winter it is lighter, with buff to dull brown dorsal pelage. A generalist herbivore, it is found in the mountains of the eastern Tibetan Plateau in China (Gansu, southern Qinghai, Yunnan, and Sichuan), Bhutan, India (Sikkim), and northern Myanmar. Both the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Endangered Species and the Red List of China’s Vertebrates classify it as a species of least concern; although one subspecies may be endangered.

Other animals of the family Ochotonidae

Moupin pika is a member of the Ochotonidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Moupin pika

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Moupin pika

What other animals weight around 35 grams (0.08 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Moupin pika

Also reaching around 5.2 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: