Animal Size

Highland brush mouse size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Highland brush mouse (Pogonomelomys sevia) reaches an average size of 12.7 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 54 grams (0.12 lbs). A Highland brush mouse has 1 babies at once. The Highland brush mouse (genus: Pogonomelomys) 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 highland brush mouse (Abeomelomys sevia), also known as the Menzies’ mouse, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea, and is found in montane moss forests and in alpine zones over 2,000 m. It is the only species in the genus Abeomelomys, although it has been placed in Pogonomelomys in the past.

Animals of the same family as a Highland brush mouse

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Highland brush mouse

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Highland brush mouse

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Highland brush mouse:

Animals with the same weight as a Highland brush mouse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Pogonomelomys sevia: