Litter Size

How many babies does a Nyika climbing mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Nyika climbing mouses are in a litter?

A Nyika climbing mouse (Dendromus nyikae) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 200 grams (0.44 lbs) and measure 0.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Dendromus). An adult Nyika climbing mouse grows up to a size of 62.4 cm (2′ 1″).

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 Nyika climbing mouse (Dendromus nyikae) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae.It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Its natural habitat is moist savanna.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Nyika climbing mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Nyika climbing mouse

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Nyika climbing mouse

What other animals weight around 15 grams (0.03 lbs)?