Litter Size

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

How many baby Northern pygmy mouses are in a litter?

A Northern pygmy mouse (Baiomys taylori) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 10 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 20 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 21 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 9 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Baiomys). An adult Northern pygmy mouse grows up to a size of 6.4 cm (0′ 3″).

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 northern pygmy mouse (Baiomys taylori) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is known as ratón-pigmeo norteño in the Spanish-speaking areas of its range. It is found in Mexico and the United States.Parasites of the northern pygmy mouse include the intestinal nematode Pterygodermatites baiomydis.

Other animals of the family Muridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Northern pygmy mouse

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Northern pygmy mouse

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3.25 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern pygmy mouse

What other animals weight around 7 grams (0.02 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Northern pygmy mouse

Also reaching around 6.4 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: