Litter Size

How many babies does a Sagebrush vole have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Sagebrush voles are in a litter?

A Sagebrush vole (Lemmiscus curtatus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 25 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Lemmiscus). An adult Sagebrush vole grows up to a size of 10.3 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.

The average litter size of a Sagebrush vole is 5

The sagebrush vole (Lemmiscus curtatus) is a tiny vole found in western North America. This is the only member of genus Lemmiscus.They are somewhat similar in appearance to lemmings. They have chunky bodies with short legs and a very short tail which is covered in fur and lighter below. They have fluffy dull grey fur with lighter underparts. They range from 11–14 cm in length with a tail length of around 1.8-2.7 cm and a mass of around 21-39 g.These animals are found in dry open brushy areas in the western United States and southern parts of western Canada. They feed on grasses and leaves in summer and sagebrush, bark and twigs in winter. Predators include owls, coyotes, bobcats and weasels.Female voles have 5 or more litters of 4 to 6 young in a year. The young are born in a nest in a burrow.They are active year-round, day and night, but are usually more active near sunrise and sunset. They make trails through the surface vegetation and also dig burrows with many entrances. They burrow under the snow in winter. These animals are often found in colonies.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Sagebrush vole is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Sagebrush vole

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Sagebrush vole

What other animals weight around 28 grams (0.06 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Sagebrush vole

Also reaching around 10.3 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: