Litter Size

How many babies does a Shrew-faced squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Shrew-faced squirrels are in a litter?

A Shrew-faced squirrel (Rhinosciurus laticaudatus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 90 grams (0.2 lbs) and measure 2.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Rhinosciurus). An adult Shrew-faced squirrel grows up to a size of 21 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 average litter size of a Shrew-faced squirrel is 1

The shrew-faced squirrel (Rhinosciurus laticaudatus), also known as the long-nosed squirrel, is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is monotypic within the genus Rhinosciurus. It is found in forests in Peninsular Malaysia (possibly also in adjacent southern Thailand), Singapore, Sumatra and Borneo. This peculiar, terrestrial squirrel mainly feeds on insects and earthworms. It quite closely resembles a Tupaia treeshrew in appearance, but the shrew-faced squirrel can be recognized by its shorter gape, and shorter and more bushy tail.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Shrew-faced squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Shrew-faced squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Shrew-faced squirrel

What other animals weight around 230 grams (0.51 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Shrew-faced squirrel

Also reaching around 21 cm (0′ 9″) in size do these animals: