Litter Size

How many babies does a Kashmir flying squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Kashmir flying squirrels are in a litter?

A Kashmir flying squirrel (Eoglaucomys fimbriatus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 6 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 674 grams (1.49 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Eoglaucomys). An adult Kashmir flying squirrel grows up to a size of 6.5 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Kashmir flying squirrel (Eoglaucomys fimbriatus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is monotypic within the genus Eoglaucomys. It is found in India and Pakistan. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. The Afghan flying squirrel is usually considered a subspecies.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Kashmir flying squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Kashmir flying squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Kashmir flying squirrel

What other animals weight around 510 grams (1.12 lbs)?