Litter Size

How many babies does a Pale gerbil have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Pale gerbils are in a litter?

A Pale gerbil (Gerbillus perpallidus) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 20 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Gerbillus). An adult Pale gerbil grows up to a size of 6.3 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 Pale gerbil is 4

The pale gerbil (Gerbillus perpallidus) is endemic to Egypt and is distributed mainly in the northwestern part of the country. It is also known as the pallid gerbil. The pale gerbil has pale orange fur, with white underparts, white forelimbs and white feet. The ears are unpigmented and the soles of the feet are haired, which is a characteristic of sand-dwelling gerbils.It averages 22 to 27 cm in length, and weights 26-49 g.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Pale gerbil is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Pale gerbil

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Pale gerbil

What other animals weight around 52 grams (0.11 lbs)?