Animal Age

How old does a Garden dormouse get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Garden dormouse reaches?

An adult Garden dormouse (Eliomys quercinus) usually gets as old as 5.5 years.

Garden dormouses are around 23 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 8 cm (0′ 4″). As a member of the Myoxidae family (genus: Eliomys), a Garden dormouse caries out around 5 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 1 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 13.8 cm (0′ 6″).

As a reference: Usually, humans get as old as 100 years, with the average being around 75 years. After being carried in the belly of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks), they grow to an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) and weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual.

A Garden dormouse gets as old as 5.5 years

The garden dormouse (Eliomys quercinus) is a rodent in the dormouse family.

Animals of the same family as a Garden dormouse

Not really brothers and sisters, but from the same biological family (Myoxidae):

Animals that reach the same age as Garden dormouse

With an average age of 5.5 years, Garden dormouse are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Garden dormouse

The same number of babies at once (5) are born by:

Weighting as much as Garden dormouse

A fully grown Garden dormouse reaches around 115 grams (0.25 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Garden dormouse

Those animals grow as big as a Garden dormouse: