Litter Size

How many babies does a Ring-tailed ground squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Ring-tailed ground squirrels are in a litter?

A Ring-tailed ground squirrel (Spermophilus annulatus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 158 grams (0.35 lbs) and measure 5.6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Spermophilus). An adult Ring-tailed ground squirrel grows up to a size of 22.1 cm (0′ 9″).

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 ring-tailed ground squirrel (Notocitellus annulatus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to the Pacific coast region of central Mexico. It is a common species and feeds mainly on fruits and nuts. The IUCN has assessed it as being of “least concern”.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Ring-tailed ground squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Ring-tailed ground squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Ring-tailed ground squirrel

What other animals weight around 500 grams (1.1 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Ring-tailed ground squirrel

Also reaching around 22.1 cm (0′ 9″) in size do these animals: