How many baby Robert’s snow voles are in a litter?
A Robert’s snow vole (Chionomys roberti) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 7.6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Chionomys). An adult Robert’s snow vole grows up to a size of 30.5 cm (1′ 1″).
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.
Robert’s snow vole (Chionomys roberti) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Russian Federation, and Turkey.Its natural habitats are temperate forests and temperate grassland.
Other animals of the family Muridae
Robert’s snow vole is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:
- Akodon azarae with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Tanezumi rat weighting only 140 grams
- Dark-tailed tree rat with 3 babies per pregnancy
- Murree vole with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Siberian brown lemming with 6 babies per pregnancy
- Anthony’s woodrat weighting only 195 grams
- Chibchan water mouse weighting only 50 grams
- Vinogradov’s jird with 7 babies per pregnancy
- Pearson’s chaco mouse weighting only 25 grams
- Mongolian gerbil with 5 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Robert’s snow vole
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: