Litter Size

How many babies does a Small vesper mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Small vesper mouses are in a litter?

A Small vesper mouse (Calomys laucha) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 25 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 12.5 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Calomys). An adult Small vesper mouse grows up to a size of 24.7 cm (0′ 10″).

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 Small vesper mouse is 5

The small vesper mouse (Calomys laucha) is a rodent species from South America. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. It is one of the hosts of hantavirus, causing hantavirus pulmonary syndrome

Other animals of the family Muridae

Small vesper mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Small vesper mouse

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Small vesper mouse

What other animals weight around 14 grams (0.03 lbs)?