Litter Size

How many babies does a Northern mole vole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Northern mole voles are in a litter?

A Northern mole vole (Ellobius talpinus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 4 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 12 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 26 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Ellobius). An adult Northern mole vole grows up to a size of 13.8 cm (0′ 6″).

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 mole vole is 3

The northern mole vole (Ellobius talpinus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is distributed over large parts of Eastern Europe and Asia.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Northern mole vole is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Northern mole vole

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern mole vole

What other animals weight around 40 grams (0.09 lbs)?