Litter Size

How many babies does a Père David’s mole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Père David’s moles are in a litter?

A Père David’s mole (Talpa streeti) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Talpidae family (genus: Talpa). An adult Père David’s mole grows up to a size of 13.9 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Père David's mole is 3

Père David’s mole (Talpa davidiana) is a mole found only in Kurdistan Province, Iran. It is listed as a data deficient species. The species is named after the zoologist Armand David. As T. streeti, it is known as the Persian mole.

Other animals of the family Talpidae

Père David’s mole is a member of the Talpidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Père David’s mole

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same size as a Père David’s mole

Also reaching around 13.9 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: