Animal Size

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

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

A grown Prevost’s squirrel (Callosciurus prevostii) reaches an average size of 24.7 cm (0′ 10″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 5.67 years, they grow from 16 grams (0.04 lbs) to 400 grams (0.88 lbs). A Prevost’s squirrel has 1 babies at once. The Prevost’s squirrel (genus: Callosciurus) 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.

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Prevost’s squirrel or Asian tri-colored squirrel (Callosciurus prevostii) is a colourful species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in forests in the Thai-Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo and nearby smaller islands, with an introduced population in northern Sulawesi. Although the Prevost’s squirrel is declining is some regions because of habitat loss and hunting, the species is not considered threatened since it generally remains common and widespread. It can live in somewhat disturbed habitats and often visits plantations or gardens. It mostly feeds on plant material, especially fruits, but also takes insects.

Animals of the same family as a Prevost’s squirrel

We found other animals of the Sciuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Prevost’s squirrel

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Prevost’s squirrel

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Prevost’s squirrel:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Prevost’s squirrel

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Prevost’s squirrel:

Animals with the same weight as a Prevost’s squirrel

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Callosciurus prevostii: