Litter Size

How many babies does a Thick-tailed three-toed jerboa have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Thick-tailed three-toed jerboas are in a litter?

A Thick-tailed three-toed jerboa (Stylodipus telum) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 7 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 4.5 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Dipodidae family (genus: Stylodipus). An adult Thick-tailed three-toed jerboa grows up to a size of 45.4 cm (1′ 6″).

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 Thick-tailed three-toed jerboa is 3

The thick-tailed three-toed jerboa (Stylodipus telum) is a species of rodent in the family Dipodidae. It is found in China, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Its typical habitat is steppe, desert and mountain grassland where it is often found among saltbush and Artemisia in sandy or clayey soils.

Other animals of the family Dipodidae

Thick-tailed three-toed jerboa is a member of the Dipodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Thick-tailed three-toed jerboa

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Thick-tailed three-toed jerboa

What other animals weight around 60 grams (0.13 lbs)?