Litter Size

How many babies does a Western chestnut mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Western chestnut mouses are in a litter?

A Western chestnut mouse (Pseudomys nanus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 24 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 19.1 cm (0′ 8″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Pseudomys). An adult Western chestnut 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.

The western chestnut mouse (Pseudomys nanus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is native to northern Australia and various close islands, with the vast majority found in Queensland and the Northern Territory.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Western chestnut mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Western chestnut mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Western chestnut mouse

What other animals weight around 70 grams (0.15 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Western chestnut mouse

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