Litter Size

How many babies does a Grizzled giant squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Grizzled giant squirrels are in a litter?

A Grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 28 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 77 grams (0.17 lbs) and measure 4.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Ratufa). An adult Grizzled giant squirrel grows up to a size of 31.9 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 Grizzled giant squirrel is 3

The grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura) is a large tree squirrel in the genus Ratufa found in the highlands of the Central and Uva provinces of Sri Lanka, and in patches of riparian forest along the Kaveri River and in the hill forests of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala states of southern India. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists the species as near threatened due to habitat loss and hunting.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Grizzled giant squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Grizzled giant squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Grizzled giant squirrel

What other animals weight around 1.33 kg (2.93 lbs)?