Litter Size

How many babies does a Wyoming pocket gopher have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Wyoming pocket gophers are in a litter?

A Wyoming pocket gopher (Thomomys clusius) usually gives birth to around 6 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 36.8 cm (1′ 3″). They are a member of the Geomyidae family (genus: Thomomys). An adult Wyoming pocket gopher grows up to a size of 19.9 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Wyoming pocket gopher is 6

The Wyoming pocket gopher (Thomomys clusius) is a species of gopher that is endemic to the United States. Between 1915 and 1979, it was generally considered to be a subspecies of the northern pocket gopher.

Other animals of the family Geomyidae

Wyoming pocket gopher is a member of the Geomyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Wyoming pocket gopher

Those animals also give birth to 6 babies at once: