Litter Size

How many babies does a Soft-furred rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Soft-furred rats are in a litter?

A Soft-furred rat (Millardia meltada) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 6 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 30 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 20 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Millardia). An adult Soft-furred rat grows up to a size of 15.6 cm (0′ 7″).

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 soft-furred rat (Millardia meltada), or soft-furred metad, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae native to central Asia.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Soft-furred rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Soft-furred rat

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Soft-furred rat

What other animals weight around 67 grams (0.15 lbs)?