Litter Size

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

How many baby Ruwenzori sun squirrels are in a litter?

A Ruwenzori sun squirrel (Heliosciurus ruwenzorii) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 7 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 3.4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Heliosciurus). An adult Ruwenzori sun squirrel grows up to a size of 22.6 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 Ruwenzori sun squirrel (Heliosciurus ruwenzorii) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae.It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and arable land.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Ruwenzori sun squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Ruwenzori sun squirrel

What other animals weight around 291 grams (0.64 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Ruwenzori sun squirrel

Also reaching around 22.6 cm (0′ 9″) in size do these animals: