Litter Size

How many babies does a Pel’s flying squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Pel’s flying squirrels are in a litter?

A Pel’s flying squirrel (Anomalurus pelii) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4.5 kg (9.92 lbs) and measure 4.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Anomaluridae family (genus: Anomalurus). An adult Pel’s flying squirrel grows up to a size of 35.7 cm (1′ 3″).

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 Pel's flying squirrel is 2

Pel’s flying squirrel or Pel’s scaly-tailed squirrel (Anomalurus pelii) is a species of rodent in the family Anomaluridae. It is found in Liberia, Ivory Coast, and Ghana, where it lives in lowland tropical rainforests.

Other animals of the family Anomaluridae

Pel’s flying squirrel is a member of the Anomaluridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Pel’s flying squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Pel’s flying squirrel

What other animals weight around 1.77 kg (3.9 lbs)?