Litter Size

How many babies does a Pacific jumping mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Pacific jumping mouses are in a litter?

A Pacific jumping mouse (Zapus trinotatus) 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 21 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 6.34 kg (13.99 lbs) and measure 11.1 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Dipodidae family (genus: Zapus). An adult Pacific jumping mouse grows up to a size of 9.8 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Pacific jumping mouse is 5

The Pacific jumping mouse (Zapus trinotatus) is a species of rodent in the family Dipodidae. It is found in Canada and the United States. Its natural habitats are temperate grassland and swamps.

Other animals of the family Dipodidae

Pacific jumping mouse is a member of the Dipodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Pacific jumping mouse

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Pacific jumping mouse

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

Animals with the same size as a Pacific jumping mouse

Also reaching around 9.8 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: