Litter Size

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

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

A Palmer’s chipmunk (Tamias palmeri) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 33 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Tamias). An adult Palmer’s chipmunk grows up to a size of 12.5 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 Palmer's chipmunk is 3

Palmer’s chipmunk (Neotamias palmeri) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae, endemic to Nevada. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Palmer’s chipmunk

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Palmer’s chipmunk

What other animals weight around 60 grams (0.13 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Palmer’s chipmunk

Also reaching around 12.5 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: