Litter Size

How many babies does a Stirton’s deer mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Stirton’s deer mouses are in a litter?

A Stirton’s deer mouse (Peromyscus stirtoni) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Peromyscus). An adult Stirton’s deer mouse grows up to a size of 10.1 cm (0′ 4″).

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.

Stirton’s deer mouse (Peromyscus stirtoni) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. P. stirtoni is widely distributed and is presumed to have a large population and a tolerance of habitat destruction, though its biology is poorly understood. The species is named after Ruben A. Stirton (1901-1966), an American zoologist associated with the University of California at Berkeley.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Stirton’s deer mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Stirton’s deer mouse

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Stirton’s deer mouse

What other animals weight around 29 grams (0.06 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Stirton’s deer mouse

Also reaching around 10.1 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: