Litter Size

How many babies does a Woodland dormouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Woodland dormouses are in a litter?

A Woodland dormouse (Graphiurus murinus) 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 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Myoxidae family (genus: Graphiurus). An adult Woodland dormouse grows up to a size of 7.5 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Woodland dormouse is 3

The woodland dormouse (Graphiurus murinus) is a species of rodent in the family Gliridae. It is native to southern and eastern Africa and is also known as the African dormouse, African dwarf dormouse, African pygmy dormouse, or colloquially as micro squirrel. Found in limited numbers in the pet trade, it has complicated care requirements compared to other pet rodents. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical, moist montane forests and rivers.

Other animals of the family Myoxidae

Woodland dormouse is a member of the Myoxidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Woodland dormouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Woodland dormouse

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5.75 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Woodland dormouse

What other animals weight around 20 grams (0.04 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Woodland dormouse

Also reaching around 7.5 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: