Animal Size

Nelson’s pocket mouse size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Nelson’s pocket mouse (Chaetodipus nelsoni) reaches an average size of 7.9 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 15 grams (0.03 lbs). A Nelson’s pocket mouse has 3 babies at once. The Nelson’s 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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Nelson’s pocket mouse (Chaetodipus nelsoni) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is found in Mexico and in New Mexico and Texas in United States. It is named in honor of the American naturalist Edward William Nelson.

Animals of the same family as a Nelson’s pocket mouse

We found other animals of the Heteromyidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Nelson’s pocket mouse

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Nelson’s pocket mouse

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

Animals with the same weight as a Nelson’s pocket mouse

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