Animal Size

Smith’s bush squirrel size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Smith’s bush squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi) reaches an average size of 17.2 cm (0′ 7″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 222 grams (0.49 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 12 grams (0.03 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Smith’s bush squirrels have 2 babies about 3 times per year. The Smith’s bush squirrel (genus: Paraxerus) 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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Smith’s bush squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi), also known as the yellow-footed squirrel or tree squirrel, is an African bush squirrel which is native to woodlands of the southern Afrotropics.

Animals of the same family as a Smith’s bush squirrel

We found other animals of the Sciuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Smith’s bush squirrel

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Smith’s bush squirrel

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Smith’s bush squirrel:

Animals with the same weight as a Smith’s bush squirrel

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Paraxerus cepapi: