Litter Size

How many babies does a Natal multimammate mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Natal multimammate mouses are in a litter?

A Natal multimammate mouse (Myomys fumatus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 5 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Myomys). An adult Natal multimammate mouse grows up to a size of 52.1 cm (1′ 9″).

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 Natal multimammate mouse is 2

The Natal multimammate mouse (Mastomys natalensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is also known as the Natal multimammate rat, the common African rat, or the African soft-furred mouse.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Natal multimammate mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Natal multimammate mouse

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Natal multimammate mouse

What other animals weight around 30 grams (0.07 lbs)?