Litter Size

How many babies does a Townsend’s pocket gopher have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Townsend’s pocket gophers are in a litter?

A Townsend’s pocket gopher (Thomomys townsendii) usually gives birth to around 6 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 12 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 36.8 cm (1′ 3″). They are a member of the Geomyidae family (genus: Thomomys). An adult Townsend’s pocket gopher grows up to a size of 18.4 cm (0′ 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.

Townsend’s pocket gopher (Thomomys townsendii) is a species of pocket gopher endemic to the northwestern United States.

Other animals of the family Geomyidae

Townsend’s pocket gopher is a member of the Geomyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Townsend’s pocket gopher

Those animals also give birth to 6 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Townsend’s pocket gopher

What other animals weight around 263 grams (0.58 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Townsend’s pocket gopher

Also reaching around 18.4 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: