Litter Size

How many babies does a Yellow steppe lemming have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Yellow steppe lemmings are in a litter?

A Yellow steppe lemming (Eolagurus luteus) usually gives birth to around 7 babies.With 3 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 21 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1.89 kg (4.17 lbs) and measure 62.1 cm (2′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Eolagurus). An adult Yellow steppe lemming grows up to a size of 1.44 meter (4′ 9″).

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 yellow steppe lemming (Eolagurus luteus) is a species of rodents in the family Cricetidae.It is found in China, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia. Its natural habitat is temperate desert.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Yellow steppe lemming is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Yellow steppe lemming

Those animals also give birth to 7 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Yellow steppe lemming

What other animals weight around 26 grams (0.06 lbs)?