Litter Size

How many babies does a Tarbagan marmot have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Tarbagan marmots are in a litter?

A Tarbagan marmot (Marmota sibirica) 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 41 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 27 grams (0.06 lbs) and measure 8.9 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Marmota). An adult Tarbagan marmot grows up to a size of 41.4 cm (1′ 5″).

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 Tarbagan marmot is 4

The Tarbagan marmot (Marmota sibirica) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in China (Inner Mongolia and Heilongjiang), northern and western Mongolia, and Russia (southwest Siberia, Tuva, Transbaikalia). In the Mongolian Altai the range overlaps with that of the Gray marmot. The species was classified as endangered by the IUCN in 2008.Two subspecies are recognized:M. s. sibiricaM. s. caliginosus

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Tarbagan marmot is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Tarbagan marmot

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once: