Litter Size

How many babies does a Silent dormouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Silent dormouses are in a litter?

A Silent dormouse (Graphiurus surdus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4.62 kg (10.19 lbs) and measure 49.9 cm (1′ 8″). They are a member of the Myoxidae family (genus: Graphiurus). An adult Silent dormouse grows up to a size of 88.5 cm (2′ 11″).

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 silent dormouse (Graphiurus surdus) is a species of rodent in the family Gliridae. It is found in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Other animals of the family Myoxidae

Silent dormouse is a member of the Myoxidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Silent dormouse

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once: