Litter Size

How many babies does a Olive-backed pocket mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Olive-backed pocket mouses are in a litter?

A Olive-backed pocket mouse (Perognathus fasciatus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 5 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 29 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 37 grams (0.08 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Heteromyidae family (genus: Perognathus). An adult Olive-backed pocket mouse grows up to a size of 6.9 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 average litter size of a Olive-backed pocket mouse is 5

The olive-backed pocket mouse (Perognathus fasciatus) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is found in the central Great Plains of Canada and the United States where it is widespread and relatively common; the IUCN considers it to be of “least concern”.

Other animals of the family Heteromyidae

Olive-backed pocket mouse is a member of the Heteromyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Olive-backed pocket mouse

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Olive-backed pocket mouse

What other animals weight around 11 grams (0.02 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Olive-backed pocket mouse

Also reaching around 6.9 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: