Litter Size

How many babies does a Peters’s mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Peters’s mouses are in a litter?

A Peters’s mouse (Mus setulosus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.1 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Mus). An adult Peters’s mouse grows up to a size of 6.1 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.

Peters’ mouse (Mus setulosus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Uganda.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and dry savanna.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Peters’s mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Peters’s mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Peters’s mouse

What other animals weight around 11 grams (0.02 lbs)?