Litter Size

How many babies does a Piute ground squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Piute ground squirrels are in a litter?

A Piute ground squirrel (Spermophilus mollis) usually gives birth to around 7 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 5.2 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Spermophilus). An adult Piute ground squirrel grows up to a size of 15.7 cm (0′ 7″).

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 Piute ground squirrel (Urocitellus mollis) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae.It is endemic to the Western United States, in parts of California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. It is found in the Great Basin region.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Piute ground squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Piute ground squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 7 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Piute ground squirrel

What other animals weight around 165 grams (0.36 lbs)?