Litter Size

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

How many baby Unstriped ground squirrels are in a litter?

A Unstriped ground squirrel (Xerus rutilus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 20 grams (0.04 lbs) and measure 11.1 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Xerus). An adult Unstriped ground squirrel grows up to a size of 22.2 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 Unstriped ground squirrel is 1

The unstriped ground squirrel (Xerus rutilus) is a species of rodent (order Rodentia) in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Unstriped ground squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Unstriped ground squirrel

What other animals weight around 317 grams (0.7 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Unstriped ground squirrel

Also reaching around 22.2 cm (0′ 9″) in size do these animals: