Litter Size

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

How many baby Royle’s mountain voles are in a litter?

A Royle’s mountain vole (Alticola roylei) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 10 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 50 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 294 grams (0.65 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Alticola). An adult Royle’s mountain vole grows up to a size of 10.7 cm (0′ 5″).

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.

Royle’s mountain vole (Alticola roylei) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in China, Nepal and India.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Royle’s mountain vole is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Royle’s mountain vole

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Royle’s mountain vole

What other animals weight around 37 grams (0.08 lbs)?