Litter Size

How many babies does a Yellow-faced pocket gopher have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Yellow-faced pocket gophers are in a litter?

A Yellow-faced pocket gopher (Pappogeomys castanops) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 3 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 6 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 7.8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Geomyidae family (genus: Pappogeomys). An adult Yellow-faced pocket gopher grows up to a size of 19.2 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 Yellow-faced pocket gopher is 2

The yellow-faced pocket gopher (Cratogeomys castanops) is a species of pocket gopher that is native to shortgrass prairies in the south-western United States and northern Mexico. It is the species that lives north of the Southern Coahuila Filter-Barrier (SCFB). Among the different species, the yellow-faced pocket gopher has a small to medium-sized skull. The fossil of this genus was recorded from the pre-Pleistocene Benson Beds of Arizona.The yellow-faced pocket gopher has a yellowish-brown coat, a short tail, and one deep groove down the anterior middle of each incisor.

Other animals of the family Geomyidae

Yellow-faced pocket gopher is a member of the Geomyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Yellow-faced pocket gopher

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Yellow-faced pocket gopher

Other animals that usually reach the age of 4.67 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Yellow-faced pocket gopher

What other animals weight around 267 grams (0.59 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Yellow-faced pocket gopher

Also reaching around 19.2 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: