Litter Size

How many babies does a California chipmunk have at once? (litter size)

How many baby California chipmunks are in a litter?

A California chipmunk (Tamias obscurus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Tamias). An adult California chipmunk grows up to a size of 12.8 cm (0′ 6″).

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 California chipmunk is 3

The California chipmunk or chaparral chipmunk (Neotamias obscurus) is a species of rodent in the squirrel family Sciuridae. It is found in Baja California, Mexico and in southern California in the United States.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

California chipmunk is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with California chipmunk

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a California chipmunk

What other animals weight around 73 grams (0.16 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a California chipmunk

Also reaching around 12.8 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: