Wildlife Biology Chart

Cowley's Little Rascals Wildlife

Biology Chart of Wildlife in New Jersey

Species

Primary
Activity
Period

Body
Length

Body
Weights

Litters
Per
Year

Time of
Birth

Litter
Size

Age of
Independence

Opossum

Night

26-28 in.

2-12 lbs.

1-2

Feb-Oct

5-13

12-14 weeks

Raccoon

Night

24-26 in.

12-25 lbs.

1

April-May

3-6

10-14 weeks

Spotted Skunk

Night

12-14 in.

1-2 lbs.

1-2

May-June
Sept-Oct

2-6

7-9 weeks

Striped Skunk

Night

19-24 in.

2-6 lbs.

1

May-June

2-10

7-9 weeks

Flying Squirrel

Night

8-10 in.

2-4 oz.

2

March-April
Aug-Oct

3-8

10-12 weeks

Gray Squirrel

Day

15-19 in.

0.8-1.3 lbs.

2

Feb-March
June-Aug

1-5

10-12 weeks

Red Squirrel

Day

10-15 in.

5-10 oz.

2

March-May
Aug-Oct

3-8

10-12 weeks

Woodchuck/
Ground Hog

Day

18-27 in.

7-12 lbs.

1

March-April

3-8

8-10 weeks


If you suspect a wildlife control issue in your home or around your property, contact the wildlife removal experts at Cowleys Pest Services. They proudly serve customers in Mercer, Ocean, Monmouth, Middlesex County, New Jersey, including Edison, Woodbridge, Lakewood.

Looking for a price? Get a no cost, no obligation free estimate.