The female brings forth one young in the end of May or beginning of June, after a gestation of nine months.
The pairing time of the squirrel is from February to April; and after a period of gestation of about thirty days the female brings forth from three to nine young.
The female brings forth from two to four cubs towards the close of the year, which are able to follow their mother in about fifteen days after birth.
Through this is to come the victory which is denied to his life, as the seed cast into the ground and dead brings forth fruit.
It is rare, not more than two being generally found together, and only brings forth one young at a time.