Litter Size

How many babies does a Pallas’s pika have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Pallas’s pikas are in a litter?

A Pallas’s pika (Ochotona pallasi) usually gives birth to around 7 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 14 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 25 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 7 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5.7 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Ochotonidae family (genus: Ochotona). An adult Pallas’s pika grows up to a size of 8.2 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 Pallas's pika is 7

Pallas’s pika (Ochotona pallasi), also known as the Mongolian pika, is a species of small mammals in the pika family, Ochotonidae. It is found mainly in the mountains of western Mongolia.

Other animals of the family Ochotonidae

Pallas’s pika is a member of the Ochotonidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Pallas’s pika

Those animals also give birth to 7 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Pallas’s pika

Other animals that usually reach the age of 4 years:

Animals with the same size as a Pallas’s pika

Also reaching around 8.2 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: