Litter Size

How many babies does a Maritime striped squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Maritime striped squirrels are in a litter?

A Maritime striped squirrel (Tamiops maritimus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Tamiops). An adult Maritime striped squirrel grows up to a size of 13.2 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Maritime striped squirrel is 2

The maritime striped squirrel or eastern striped squirrel (Tamiops maritimus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in southern and eastern China (including Hainan), Taiwan, and Laos and Vietnam east of Mekong. This species is diurnal, highly arboreal and feeds on fruits, seeds, insects; in addition its diet includes nectar of ginger (Alpinia kwangsiensis).

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Maritime striped squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Maritime striped squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Maritime striped squirrel

What other animals weight around 66 grams (0.15 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Maritime striped squirrel

Also reaching around 13.2 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: