Litter Size

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

How many baby Salvin’s spiny pocket mouses are in a litter?

A Salvin’s spiny pocket mouse (Liomys salvini) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 27 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 15.6 cm (0′ 7″). They are a member of the Heteromyidae family (genus: Liomys). An adult Salvin’s spiny pocket mouse grows up to a size of 10.8 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.

Salvin’s spiny pocket mouse (Heteromys salvini) is a small to medium-sized rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It was formerly placed in the genus Liomys, which is now recognized to be paraphyletic and has been subsumed into Heteromys.

Other animals of the family Heteromyidae

Salvin’s spiny pocket mouse is a member of the Heteromyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Salvin’s spiny pocket mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Salvin’s spiny pocket mouse

What other animals weight around 42 grams (0.09 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Salvin’s spiny pocket mouse

Also reaching around 10.8 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: