Animal Size

Tufted ground squirrel size: How big do they get?

How big does a Tufted ground squirrel get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Tufted ground squirrel (Rheithrosciurus macrotis) reaches an average size of 40.6 cm (1′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 1.35 kg (2.98 lbs). The Tufted ground squirrel (genus: Rheithrosciurus) 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 Tufted ground squirrel is  (1' 4

The tufted ground squirrel or groove-toothed squirrel (Rheithrosciurus macrotis) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is the sole species in the genus Rheithrosciurus. It is found only on the island of Borneo. Confirmed elements of its diet include nuts, seeds and insects, for which it has been filmed foraging on the forest floor.

Animals of the same family as a Tufted ground squirrel

We found other animals of the Sciuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Tufted ground squirrel

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

Animals with the same weight as a Tufted ground squirrel

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rheithrosciurus macrotis: