Litter Size

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

How many baby Yucatan squirrels are in a litter?

A Yucatan squirrel (Sciurus yucatanensis) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 8 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Sciurus). An adult Yucatan squirrel grows up to a size of 23.6 cm (0′ 10″).

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 Yucatan squirrel is 3

The Yucatan squirrel ( (listen), Sciurus yucatanensis), originally named the Yucatan gray squirrel, also once named the Campeche squirrel, is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus found in the Yucatán Peninsula and adjacent areas. It is native to northern Belize, northeastern Guatemala, and southeast Mexico.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Yucatan squirrel

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Yucatan squirrel

What other animals weight around 225 grams (0.5 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Yucatan squirrel

Also reaching around 23.6 cm (0′ 10″) in size do these animals: