Animal Size

Mexican deer mouse size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Mexican deer mouse (Peromyscus mexicanus) reaches an average size of 12.4 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 42 grams (0.09 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 4 grams (0.01 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Mexican deer mouses have 2 babies about 7 times per year. The Mexican deer 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 Mexican deer mouse (Peromyscus mexicanus) is a species of forest-dwelling rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in southern Mexico and throughout much of Central America.

Animals of the same family as a Mexican deer mouse

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Mexican deer mouse

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Mexican deer mouse

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

Animals with the same weight as a Mexican deer mouse

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