Litter Size

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

How many baby Washington ground squirrels are in a litter?

A Washington ground squirrel (Spermophilus washingtoni) usually gives birth to around 7 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 7 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 7 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 4.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Spermophilus). An adult Washington ground squirrel grows up to a size of 16.6 cm (0′ 7″).

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 Washington ground squirrel is 7

The Washington ground squirrel (Urocitellus washingtoni) is a squirrel found in the Pacific Northwest, in the states of Washington and Oregon of the Northwestern United States.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Washington ground squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 7 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Washington ground squirrel

What other animals weight around 215 grams (0.47 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Washington ground squirrel

Also reaching around 16.6 cm (0′ 7″) in size do these animals: