Animal Size

Peters’s squirrel size: How big do they get?

How big does a Peters’s squirrel get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Peters’s squirrel (Sciurus oculatus) reaches an average size of 26.8 cm (0′ 11″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 650 grams (1.43 lbs). The Peters’s squirrel (genus: Sciurus) is a member of the family Sciuridae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

The average adult size of a Peters's squirrel is  (0' 11

Peters’s squirrel (Sciurus oculatus) is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus endemic to Mexico. It was first described by the German naturalist and explorer Wilhelm Peters in 1863. Three subspecies are recognised. It is a common species, and the IUCN has rated its conservation status as being of “least concern”.

Animals of the same family as a Peters’s squirrel

We found other animals of the Sciuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Peters’s squirrel

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

Animals with the same weight as a Peters’s squirrel

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Sciurus oculatus: