Litter Size

How many babies does a Townsend’s chipmunk have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Townsend’s chipmunks are in a litter?

A Townsend’s chipmunk (Tamias townsendii) 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 28 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Tamias). An adult Townsend’s chipmunk grows up to a size of 13.9 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 Townsend's chipmunk is 4

Townsend’s chipmunk, Neotamias townsendii is a species of rodent in the squirrel family, Sciuridae. It lives in the forests of the Pacific Northwest of North America, from British Columbia through western Washington and Oregon. Townsend’s chipmunk is named after John Kirk Townsend, an early 19th-century ornithologist.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Townsend’s chipmunk is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Townsend’s chipmunk

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Townsend’s chipmunk

Other animals that usually reach the age of 7 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Townsend’s chipmunk

What other animals weight around 79 grams (0.17 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Townsend’s chipmunk

Also reaching around 13.9 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: