Litter Size

How many babies does a Siberian chipmunk have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Siberian chipmunks are in a litter?

A Siberian chipmunk (Tamias sibiricus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 5 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 35 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 3.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Tamias). An adult Siberian chipmunk grows up to a size of 14.8 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Siberian chipmunk is 5

The Siberian chipmunk or common chipmunk (Eutamias sibiricus) appears across northern Asia from central Russia to China, Korea, and Hokkaidō in northern Japan. Imported from South Korea and introduced in Europe as a pet in the 1960s, it is the only chipmunk found outside North America and is classed either as the only living member of the genus Eutamias, or as a member of a genus including all chipmunks.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Siberian chipmunk is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Siberian chipmunk

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Siberian chipmunk

What other animals weight around 94 grams (0.21 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Siberian chipmunk

Also reaching around 14.8 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: