Animal Weight

How much does a Townsend’s chipmunk weight?

It is hard to guess what a Townsend’s chipmunk weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Townsend’s chipmunk (Tamias townsendii) on average weights 79 grams (0.17 lbs).

The Townsend’s chipmunk is from the family Sciuridae (genus: Tamias). It is usually born with about 3 grams (0.01 lbs). They can live for up to 7 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 13.9 cm (0′ 6″). On average, Townsend’s chipmunks can have babies 1 times per year with a litter size of 4.

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The average adult weight of a Townsend's chipmunk is 79 grams (0.17 lbs)

Townsend’s chipmunk, Neotamias townsendii is a species of rodent in the squirrel family, Sciuridae. It lives in the forests of the Pacific Northwest of North America, from British Columbia through western Washington and Oregon. Townsend’s chipmunk is named after John Kirk Townsend, an early 19th-century ornithologist.

Animals of the same family as a Townsend’s chipmunk

We found other animals of the Sciuridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Townsend’s chipmunk

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Tamias townsendii:

Animals with the same size as a Townsend’s chipmunk

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Townsend’s chipmunk:

Animals with the same litter size as a Townsend’s chipmunk

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (4) as a Townsend’s chipmunk:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Townsend’s chipmunk

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Townsend’s chipmunk: