Litter Size

How many babies does a North African gerbil have at once? (litter size)

How many baby North African gerbils are in a litter?

A North African gerbil (Dipodillus campestris) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Dipodillus). An adult North African gerbil grows up to a size of 9 cm (0′ 4″).

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 North African gerbil is 4

The North African gerbil (Dipodillus campestris) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in North Africa where its natural habitats are arable land and rocky areas of the Maghreb, and hot Saharan deserts.

Other animals of the family Muridae

North African gerbil is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with North African gerbil

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a North African gerbil

What other animals weight around 27 grams (0.06 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a North African gerbil

Also reaching around 9 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: