Animal Size

Northwestern deer mouse size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Northwestern deer mouse (Peromyscus oreas) reaches an average size of 9.3 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). The Northwestern 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.

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The northwestern deer mouse or Keen’s mouse (Peromyscus keeni) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in British Columbia in Canada and in Alaska and Washington in the United States. It was named after the Rev. John Henry Keen in 1894.According to the study from “Spatial Variation in Population Dynamics of Sitka Mice in Floodplain Forests” which was published by Thomas A. Hanley and Jeffrey C. Barnard, the sitka mouse or Northwestern deer mouse has an interesting perspective regarding the floodplain and habitat. The article has done an experiment testing the relationship between floodplain habitat and has concluded that the floodplain forset does not necessarily makes a favorable habitat for sitka mouse.

Animals of the same family as a Northwestern deer mouse

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Northwestern deer mouse

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