Litter Size

How many babies does a Peromyscus maniculatus have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Peromyscus maniculatuss are in a litter?

A Peromyscus maniculatus (Peromyscus maniculatus) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 8 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 26 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Peromyscus). An adult Peromyscus maniculatus grows up to a size of 9.5 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 Peromyscus maniculatus is 4

Peromyscus maniculatus is a rodent native to North America. It is most commonly called the deer mouse, although that name is common to most species of Peromyscus, and thus is often called the North American deermouse and is fairly widespread across the continent, with the major exception being the southeast United States and the far north.Like other Peromyscus species, it is a vector and carrier of emerging infectious diseases such as hantaviruses and Lyme disease.It is closely related to Peromyscus leucopus, the white-footed mouse.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Peromyscus maniculatus is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Peromyscus maniculatus

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Peromyscus maniculatus

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

Animals with the same size as a Peromyscus maniculatus

Also reaching around 9.5 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: