Litter Size

How many babies does a Yucatan deer mouse have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Yucatan deer mouses are in a litter?

A Yucatan deer mouse (Peromyscus yucatanicus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 30 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Peromyscus). An adult Yucatan deer mouse grows up to a size of 10 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 Yucatan deer mouse (Peromyscus yucatanicus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. The species is found in Mexico and Guatemala; an example habitat is the Petenes mangroves ecoregion of the Yucatan.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Yucatan deer mouse is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Yucatan deer mouse

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Yucatan deer mouse

What other animals weight around 27 grams (0.06 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Yucatan deer mouse

Also reaching around 10 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: