Litter Size

How many babies does a Slender harvest mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Slender harvest mouses are in a litter?

A Slender harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys gracilis) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 4.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Reithrodontomys). An adult Slender harvest 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 slender harvest mouse(Reithrodontomys gracilis) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. A small mouse-like rodent distributed throughout a portion Central America.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Slender harvest mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Slender harvest mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Slender harvest mouse

What other animals weight around 12 grams (0.03 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Slender harvest mouse

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