Animal Size

Barbary ground squirrel size: How big do they get?

How big does a Barbary ground squirrel get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Barbary ground squirrel (Atlantoxerus getulus) reaches an average size of 18.9 cm (0′ 8″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 9 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 251 grams (0.55 lbs). The Barbary ground squirrel (genus: Atlantoxerus) 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.

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The Barbary ground squirrel (Atlantoxerus getulus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is monotypic within the genus Atlantoxerus. It is endemic to Western Sahara, Algeria and Morocco and has been introduced into the Canary Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, temperate grassland and rocky areas where it lives colonially in burrows. It was first described by Linnaeus in 1758.

Animals of the same family as a Barbary ground squirrel

We found other animals of the Sciuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Barbary ground squirrel

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Barbary ground squirrel:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Barbary ground squirrel

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Barbary ground squirrel:

Animals with the same weight as a Barbary ground squirrel

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Atlantoxerus getulus: