Litter Size

How many babies does a Myosorex varius have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Myosorex variuss are in a litter?

A Myosorex varius (Myosorex varius) 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 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Soricidae family (genus: Myosorex). An adult Myosorex varius grows up to a size of 6.9 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 Myosorex varius is 2

The forest shrew (Myosorex varius) is a species of shrew in the mouse shrew family, Soricidae. It is found in Lesotho, South Africa, and Eswatini. Its natural habitats include temperate forests, dry savanna, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, and temperate grassland. The term “forest shrews” in the plural is sometimes confusingly used to collectively refer to a different genus, Sylvisorex.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

Myosorex varius is a member of the Soricidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Myosorex varius

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Myosorex varius

Other animals that usually reach the age of 1 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Myosorex varius

What other animals weight around 11 grams (0.02 lbs)?