Animal Size

Western gray squirrel size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Western gray squirrel (Sciurus griseus) reaches an average size of 29.4 cm (1′ 0″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 704 grams (1.55 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Western gray squirrels have 2 babies about 1 times per year. The Western gray 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.

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The western gray squirrel (Sciurus griseus) is an arboreal rodent found along the western coast of the United States and Mexico. It is a tree squirrel.In some places, this species has also been known as the silver-gray squirrel, the California gray squirrel, the Oregon gray squirrel, the Columbian gray squirrel and the banner-tail. There are three geographical subspecies: Sciurus griseus griseus (central Washington to the western Sierra Nevada in central California); S. g. nigripes (from south of San Francisco Bay to San Luis Obispo County, California); and S. g. anthonyi (which ranges from San Luis Obispo to northern Baja California).

Animals of the same family as a Western gray squirrel

We found other animals of the Sciuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Western gray squirrel

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Western gray squirrel

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Western gray squirrel:

Animals with the same weight as a Western gray squirrel

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