Litter Size

How many babies does a Travancore flying squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Travancore flying squirrels are in a litter?

A Travancore flying squirrel (Petinomys fuscocapillus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 56 grams (0.12 lbs) and measure 1 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Petinomys). An adult Travancore flying squirrel grows up to a size of 15.2 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.

Travancore flying squirrel (Petinomys fuscocapillus), also known as the small flying squirrel, is a flying squirrel found in South India and Sri Lanka. Travancore flying squirrels were thought to be extinct but were rediscovered in 1989 after a gap of 100 years in Kerala. It was rediscovered in Sri Lanka after 78 years. The animals were reported only in wet and intermediate zones of the island, and had a few sightings in the Sinharaja Forest Reserve.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Travancore flying squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Travancore flying squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Travancore flying squirrel

What other animals weight around 794 grams (1.75 lbs)?