Litter Size

How many babies does a Black-capped squirrel monkey have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Black-capped squirrel monkeys are in a litter?

A Black-capped squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 157 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3.33 kg (7.34 lbs) and measure 3.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Cebidae family (genus: Saimiri). An adult Black-capped squirrel monkey grows up to a size of 30.9 cm (1′ 1″).

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 Black-capped squirrel monkey is 1

The Black-capped squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis) is a species of New-World monkey native to the upper Amazon basin in Bolivia, western Brazil and eastern Peru. They weigh between 365 and 1135 grams and measure, from the head to the base of the tail, between 225 and 370mm. Black-capped squirrel monkeys are primarily tree-dwelling and are found in both native and plantation forests as well as some farmed areas near running water. Their diet is omnivorous and mostly contains flowers, fruit, leaves, nuts, seeds, insects, arachnids, eggs and small vertebrates.They mostly live in female-dominated troops of around 40 to 75 monkeys, with males having been observed to disperse to live in all-male troops after reaching sexual maturation. Their current conservation status according to the IUCN is ‘Least Concern’. The species belongs to the genus Saimiri and has two subspecies, S. b. boliviensis (the Bolivian squirrel monkey) and S. b. peruviensis (the Peruvian squirrel monkey).

Other animals of the family Cebidae

Black-capped squirrel monkey is a member of the Cebidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Black-capped squirrel monkey

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Black-capped squirrel monkey

What other animals weight around 802 grams (1.77 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Black-capped squirrel monkey

Also reaching around 30.9 cm (1′ 1″) in size do these animals: