Litter Size

How many babies does a Merriam’s chipmunk have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Merriam’s chipmunks are in a litter?

A Merriam’s chipmunk (Tamias merriami) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 33 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Tamias). An adult Merriam’s chipmunk grows up to a size of 13.4 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 Merriam's chipmunk is 4

Merriam’s chipmunk (Neotamias merriami) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in central and southern California. in the United States and a small area in northern Baja California, Mexico.The dental formula for Tamias merriami is × 2 = 22

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Merriam’s chipmunk is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Merriam’s chipmunk

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Merriam’s chipmunk

What other animals weight around 74 grams (0.16 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Merriam’s chipmunk

Also reaching around 13.4 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: