Litter Size

How many babies does a Mozambique thicket rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Mozambique thicket rats are in a litter?

A Mozambique thicket rat (Grammomys cometes) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2.1 kg (4.63 lbs) and measure 4.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Grammomys). An adult Mozambique thicket rat grows up to a size of 11.6 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 Mozambique thicket rat (Grammomys cometes) is an African species of rodent in the mouse family, Muridae.It is found in Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Mozambique thicket rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Mozambique thicket rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Mozambique thicket rat

What other animals weight around 45 grams (0.1 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Mozambique thicket rat

Also reaching around 11.6 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: