Litter Size

How many babies does a Southeastern pocket gopher have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Southeastern pocket gophers are in a litter?

A Southeastern pocket gopher (Geomys pinetis) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 14.6 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Geomyidae family (genus: Geomys). An adult Southeastern pocket gopher grows up to a size of 18.4 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Southeastern pocket gopher is 1

The southeastern pocket gopher (Geomys pinetis) is a species of pocket gopher that is native to the southeastern United States. It occurs in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, where it is the only pocket gopher.

Other animals of the family Geomyidae

Southeastern pocket gopher is a member of the Geomyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Southeastern pocket gopher

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Southeastern pocket gopher

What other animals weight around 201 grams (0.44 lbs)?