Litter Size

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

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

A Père David’s vole (Eothenomys melanogaster) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 14 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 62.1 cm (2′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Eothenomys). An adult Père David’s vole grows up to a size of 9.3 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.

Père David’s vole (Eothenomys melanogaster) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in China, Myanmar, Taiwan, and Thailand. This species is a member of the melanogaster group, one of the two main groups of Eothenomys voles. Its dorsal pelage is dark brown, often nearly black, and the ventral pelage is gray, sometimes brown. The tail is shorter than the body. This species is found in pine/rhododendron forests.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Père David’s vole is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

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

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Père David’s vole

What other animals weight around 19 grams (0.04 lbs)?

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

Also reaching around 9.3 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: