Litter Size

How many babies does a Woosnam’s broad-headed mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Woosnam’s broad-headed mouses are in a litter?

A Woosnam’s broad-headed mouse (Zelotomys woosnami) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 30 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 6.34 kg (13.99 lbs) and measure 11.1 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Zelotomys). An adult Woosnam’s broad-headed mouse grows up to a size of 9.8 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.

The average litter size of a Woosnam's broad-headed mouse is 5

Woosnam’s broad-headed mouse or Woosnam’s zelotomys (Zelotomys woosnami) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Angola, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa.Its natural habitat is dry savanna.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Woosnam’s broad-headed mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Woosnam’s broad-headed mouse

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Woosnam’s broad-headed mouse

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