Litter Size

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

How many baby Rock squirrels are in a litter?

A Rock squirrel (Spermophilus variegatus) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 4 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 30 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 7 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 4.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Spermophilus). An adult Rock squirrel grows up to a size of 27.3 cm (0′ 11″).

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 Rock squirrel is 4

The rock squirrel (Otospermophilus variegatus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae and is native to Mexico and the southwestern United States, including southern Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Western Texas and the panhandle of Oklahoma.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Rock squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Rock squirrel

What other animals weight around 715 grams (1.58 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Rock squirrel

Also reaching around 27.3 cm (0′ 11″) in size do these animals: