Animal Size

Alexander’s bush squirrel size: How big do they get?

How big does a Alexander’s bush squirrel get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Alexander’s bush squirrel (Paraxerus alexandri) reaches an average size of 11.5 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 50 grams (0.11 lbs). The Alexander’s bush squirrel (genus: Paraxerus) is a member of the family Sciuridae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

Alexander’s bush squirrel (Paraxerus alexandri) is a species of squirrel native to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda. It is arboreal and lives in tropical moist forests, especially undisturbed mature forests. It is a common species with a wide range, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated it as being of “least concern”. Its common name and Latin binomial commemorate Lieutenant Boyd Alexander, a British Army officer, explorer and ornithologist.

Animals of the same family as a Alexander’s bush squirrel

We found other animals of the Sciuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Alexander’s bush squirrel

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Alexander’s bush squirrel:

Animals with the same weight as a Alexander’s bush squirrel

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Paraxerus alexandri: