Animal Size

Desert pocket mouse size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Desert pocket mouse (Chaetodipus penicillatus) reaches an average size of 3.9 cm (0′ 2″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 15 grams (0.03 lbs). A Desert pocket mouse has 2 babies at once. The Desert pocket mouse (genus: Chaetodipus) is a member of the family Heteromyidae.

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 desert pocket mouse (Chaetodipus penicillatus) is a North American species of heteromyid rodent found in the southwestern United States and Mexico. True to its common name, the medium-sized desert pocket mouse prefers sandy, sparsely vegetated desert environments.

Animals of the same family as a Desert pocket mouse

We found other animals of the Heteromyidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Desert pocket mouse

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Desert pocket mouse

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Desert pocket mouse:

Animals with the same weight as a Desert pocket mouse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Chaetodipus penicillatus: