Litter Size

How many babies does a Guianan squirrel monkey have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Guianan squirrel monkeys are in a litter?

A Guianan squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 164 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 108 grams (0.24 lbs) and measure 3.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Cebidae family (genus: Saimiri). An adult Guianan squirrel monkey grows up to a size of 32.2 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 Guianan squirrel monkey is 1

The Guianan squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) is a species of squirrel monkey from Guiana, Venezuela and Brazil. S. scuireus formerly applied to Humboldt’s squirrel monkey and Collins’ squirrel monkey, but genetic research in 2009 and 2015 revealed that these are distinct species.

Other animals of the family Cebidae

Guianan squirrel monkey is a member of the Cebidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Guianan squirrel monkey

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Guianan squirrel monkey

Other animals that usually reach the age of 27 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Guianan squirrel monkey

What other animals weight around 750 grams (1.65 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Guianan squirrel monkey

Also reaching around 32.2 cm (1′ 1″) in size do these animals: