Litter Size

How many babies does a Oligoryzomys longicaudatus have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Oligoryzomys longicaudatuss are in a litter?

A Oligoryzomys longicaudatus (Oligoryzomys longicaudatus) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 18.36 kg (40.48 lbs) and measure 5.7 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Oligoryzomys). An adult Oligoryzomys longicaudatus grows up to a size of 2 meter (6′ 7″).

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 Oligoryzomys longicaudatus is 4

Oligoryzomys longicaudatus, also known as the long-tailed colilargo or long-tailed pygmy rice rat, is a species of rodent in the genus Oligoryzomys of the family Cricetidae. It is found in the southern Andes of Chile and Argentina, with an outlying population in eastern Argentina. As a common species with a wide range and a stable population, the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated this rodent as being of “least concern”.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Oligoryzomys longicaudatus is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Oligoryzomys longicaudatus

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Oligoryzomys longicaudatus

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