Litter Size

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

How many baby Temminck’s mouses are in a litter?

A Temminck’s mouse (Mus musculoides) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 23 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Mus). An adult Temminck’s mouse grows up to a size of 6.1 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Temminck's mouse is 3

Temminck’s mouse (Mus musculoides) is a species of the genus Mus and of the subgenus Nannomys. It is found throughout West Africa, Central Africa, and East Africa. An adult generally weighs 0.006 kg.

Other animals of the family Muridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Temminck’s mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Temminck’s mouse

What other animals weight around 8 grams (0.02 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Temminck’s mouse

Also reaching around 6.1 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: