Litter Size

How many babies does a Uinta ground squirrel have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Uinta ground squirrels are in a litter?

A Uinta ground squirrel (Spermophilus armatus) 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 24 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 158 grams (0.35 lbs) and measure 5.6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Spermophilus). An adult Uinta ground squirrel grows up to a size of 21.9 cm (0′ 9″).

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 Uinta ground squirrel is 5

The Uinta ground squirrel (Urocitellus armatus), commonly called a Potgut in northern Utah, is a species of rodent native to the western United States.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Uinta ground squirrel is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Uinta ground squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Uinta ground squirrel

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Uinta ground squirrel

What other animals weight around 307 grams (0.68 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Uinta ground squirrel

Also reaching around 21.9 cm (0′ 9″) in size do these animals: