Litter Size

How many babies does a Neotropical pygmy squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Neotropical pygmy squirrels are in a litter?

A Neotropical pygmy squirrel (Sciurillus pusillus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Sciurillus). An adult Neotropical pygmy squirrel grows up to a size of 11.1 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Neotropical pygmy squirrel is 1

The Neotropical pygmy squirrel (Sciurillus pusillus) is a South American species of tree squirrel, being the only living species in the genus Sciurillus and the subfamily Sciurillinae. Genetic analysis has shown it to be the sister group to all other squirrels.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Neotropical pygmy squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Neotropical pygmy squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Neotropical pygmy squirrel

What other animals weight around 34 grams (0.07 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Neotropical pygmy squirrel

Also reaching around 11.1 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: