Litter Size

How many babies does a Deppe’s squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Deppe’s squirrels are in a litter?

A Deppe’s squirrel (Sciurus deppei) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 15 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Sciurus). An adult Deppe’s squirrel grows up to a size of 20 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Deppe's squirrel is 2

Deppe’s squirrel (Sciurus deppei) is a species of tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus native to Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Deppe’s squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Deppe’s squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Deppe’s squirrel

What other animals weight around 250 grams (0.55 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Deppe’s squirrel

Also reaching around 20 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: