Litter Size

How many babies does a Northern grasshopper mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Northern grasshopper mouses are in a litter?

A Northern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys leucogaster) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 3 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 9 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 31 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 13.5 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Onychomys). An adult Northern grasshopper mouse grows up to a size of 10.3 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 average litter size of a Northern grasshopper mouse is 3

The northern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys leucogaster) is a North American carnivorous rodent of the family Cricetidae. It ranges over much of the western part of the continent, from central Saskatchewan and central Washington to Tamaulipas in northeast Mexico.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Northern grasshopper mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Northern grasshopper mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Northern grasshopper mouse

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern grasshopper mouse

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

Animals with the same size as a Northern grasshopper mouse

Also reaching around 10.3 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: