Litter Size

How many babies does a Southern African spiny mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Southern African spiny mouses are in a litter?

A Southern African spiny mouse (Acomys spinosissimus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Acomys). An adult Southern African spiny mouse grows up to a size of 11.1 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 southern African spiny mouse (Acomys spinosissimus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Its natural habitats are moist savanna and rocky areas.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Southern African spiny mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Southern African spiny mouse

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Southern African spiny mouse

What other animals weight around 26 grams (0.06 lbs)?