Litter Size

How many babies does a Swinhoe’s striped squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Swinhoe’s striped squirrels are in a litter?

A Swinhoe’s striped squirrel (Tamiops swinhoei) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 6 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Tamiops). An adult Swinhoe’s striped squirrel grows up to a size of 13.2 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 Swinhoe's striped squirrel is 3

Swinhoe’s striped squirrel is a small species of rodent in the Sciuridae family known scientifically as Tamiops swinhoei. This species is found mostly in China and Southeast Asia. Their diet consists of mostly seeds, fruits, nuts and ginger nectar. Like most squirrels they live in forest areas with mountains, usually in groups. They have litters that average in size of 3.25 offspring.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Swinhoe’s striped squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Swinhoe’s striped squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once: