Litter Size

How many babies does a San Joaquin pocket mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby San Joaquin pocket mouses are in a litter?

A San Joaquin pocket mouse (Perognathus inornatus) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 8 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 37 grams (0.08 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Heteromyidae family (genus: Perognathus). An adult San Joaquin pocket mouse grows up to a size of 7.2 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.

The San Joaquin pocket mouse or Salinas pocket mouse (Perognathus inornatus) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is endemic to California in the United States where it lives in desert and semi-desert habitats.

Other animals of the family Heteromyidae

San Joaquin pocket mouse is a member of the Heteromyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with San Joaquin pocket mouse

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a San Joaquin pocket mouse

What other animals weight around 10 grams (0.02 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a San Joaquin pocket mouse

Also reaching around 7.2 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: