Litter Size

How many babies does a Mexican fox squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Mexican fox squirrels are in a litter?

A Mexican fox squirrel (Sciurus nayaritensis) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 9 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Sciurus). An adult Mexican fox squirrel grows up to a size of 28.3 cm (1′ 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 Mexican fox squirrel is 2

The Mexican fox squirrel (Sciurus nayaritensis) is a species of tree squirrel found throughout the Sierra Madre Occidental of Mexico as far south as Jalisco — and northward into the Chiricahua Mountains of southeastern Arizona, U.S.This species, or its subspecies, is sometimes called the Nayarit, Apache, or Chiricahua fox squirrel. It has been evaluated as an IUCN Red List Least Concern species.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Mexican fox squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Mexican fox squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Mexican fox squirrel

What other animals weight around 697 grams (1.54 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Mexican fox squirrel

Also reaching around 28.3 cm (1′ 0″) in size do these animals: