Litter Size

How many babies does a Long-tailed ground squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Long-tailed ground squirrels are in a litter?

A Long-tailed ground squirrel (Spermophilus undulatus) usually gives birth to around 7 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 7 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 25 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 10 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 4.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Spermophilus). An adult Long-tailed ground squirrel grows up to a size of 60.2 cm (2′ 0″).

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 Long-tailed ground squirrel is 7

The long-tailed ground squirrel or Eversmann’s souslik (Urocitellus undulatus) is a species of rodent in the squirrel family Sciuridae. It is found in China, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Russia.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Long-tailed ground squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Long-tailed ground squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 7 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Long-tailed ground squirrel

What other animals weight around 743 grams (1.64 lbs)?