Litter Size

How many babies does a Painted spiny pocket mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Painted spiny pocket mouses are in a litter?

A Painted spiny pocket mouse (Liomys pictus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 25 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 15.6 cm (0′ 7″). They are a member of the Heteromyidae family (genus: Liomys). An adult Painted spiny pocket mouse grows up to a size of 11.4 cm (0′ 5″).

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 painted spiny pocket mouse (Heteromys pictus) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is found in Mexico and the northern tip of Guatemala. It was formerly placed in the genus Liomys, which is now recognized to be paraphyletic and has been subsumed into Heteromys.

Other animals of the family Heteromyidae

Painted spiny pocket mouse is a member of the Heteromyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Painted spiny pocket mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Painted spiny pocket mouse

What other animals weight around 43 grams (0.09 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Painted spiny pocket mouse

Also reaching around 11.4 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: