Litter Size

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

How many baby Richmond’s squirrels are in a litter?

A Richmond’s squirrel (Sciurus richmondi) 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 Richmond’s squirrel grows up to a size of 19.4 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Richmond's squirrel is 2

Richmond’s squirrel (Sciurus richmondi) is a poorly known tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus endemic to Nicaragua, which is likely a synonym of the Red-tailed squirrel (Notosciurus granatensis). It is locally known as the ardilla del rama.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Richmond’s squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Richmond’s squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Richmond’s squirrel

What other animals weight around 237 grams (0.52 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Richmond’s squirrel

Also reaching around 19.4 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: