Litter Size

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

How many baby Wilson’s spiny mouses are in a litter?

A Wilson’s spiny mouse (Acomys wilsoni) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 7 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 14 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Acomys). An adult Wilson’s spiny mouse grows up to a size of 8 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.

Wilson’s spiny mouse (Acomys wilsoni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and rocky areas.

Other animals of the family Muridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Wilson’s spiny mouse

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Wilson’s spiny mouse

What other animals weight around 18 grams (0.04 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Wilson’s spiny mouse

Also reaching around 8 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: