Litter Size

How many babies does a Wagner’s gerbil have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Wagner’s gerbils are in a litter?

A Wagner’s gerbil (Dipodillus dasyurus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 25 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Dipodillus). An adult Wagner’s gerbil grows up to a size of 8.3 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.

Wagner’s gerbil (Dipodillus dasyurus) is distributed mainly in the Nile Delta, the Sinai, Syria, Iraq and the Arabian Peninsula. It also referred to as the rough-tailed dipodil or Wadi Hof gerbil. They are solo, burrowing mammals that are nocturnally active.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Wagner’s gerbil is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Wagner’s gerbil

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Wagner’s gerbil

What other animals weight around 27 grams (0.06 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Wagner’s gerbil

Also reaching around 8.3 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: