Litter Size

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

How many baby Silver mountain voles are in a litter?

A Silver mountain vole (Alticola argentatus) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.With 3 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 12 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 Silver 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.

The average litter size of a Silver mountain vole is 4

The silver mountain vole (Alticola argentatus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. They are distinguished by their silver-grey pelage, long vibrissae, rootless hypsodont molars and angular skull shape. Like many mammals of the Eurasian Steppe eco-region, they are well adapted to life in high altitudes, and can be found in mountain areas of Central and North Asia from the Chukchi Peninsula in the north-east to Kugitang Range in the west, and to Tibet and the Himalayas in the south.

Other animals of the family Muridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Silver mountain vole

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Silver mountain vole

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

Animals with the same size as a Silver mountain vole

Also reaching around 10.7 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: