Animal Size

Cotton mouse size: How big do they get?

How big does a Cotton mouse get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus) reaches an average size of 9.8 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 1.25 years, they grow from 2 grams (0 lbs) to 27 grams (0.06 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Cotton mouses have 3 babies about 4 times per year. The Cotton mouse (genus: Peromyscus) is a member of the family Muridae.

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 Cotton mouse is  (0' 4

The cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae found in the woodlands of the Southeastern United States.

Animals of the same family as a Cotton mouse

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Cotton mouse

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Cotton mouse

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Cotton mouse:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Cotton mouse

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Cotton mouse:

Animals with the same weight as a Cotton mouse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Peromyscus gossypinus: