Litter Size

How many babies does a Neacomys tenuipes have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Neacomys tenuipess are in a litter?

A Neacomys tenuipes (Neacomys tenuipes) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 6 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 18 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 145 grams (0.32 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Neacomys). An adult Neacomys tenuipes grows up to a size of 52.8 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.

Neacomys tenuipes, also known as the narrow-footed neacomys or narrow-footed bristly mouse, is found along the northern Andes from northwestern Venezuela through Colombia into Ecuador, in rainforest at elevations from 400 to 1750 m. Populations of small Neacomys in the lowland Amazon basin, previously assigned to this species, are now recognized as belonging to separate species.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Neacomys tenuipes is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Neacomys tenuipes

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Neacomys tenuipes

What other animals weight around 19 grams (0.04 lbs)?