Litter Size

How many babies does a Southern big-eared mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Southern big-eared mouses are in a litter?

A Southern big-eared mouse (Auliscomys micropus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 100 grams (0.22 lbs) and measure 18 cm (0′ 8″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Auliscomys). An adult Southern big-eared mouse grows up to a size of 50 cm (1′ 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 Southern big-eared mouse is 3

The southern big-eared mouse (Loxodontomys micropus), also known as the southern pericote, is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Argentina and Chile, and is one of only two species in its genus. The type specimen was captured by Charles Darwin in 1834 along the Santa Cruz River in Argentina, during the voyage of HMS Beagle, and was subsequently described by George Robert Waterhouse.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Southern big-eared mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Southern big-eared mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Southern big-eared mouse

What other animals weight around 70 grams (0.15 lbs)?