Animal Size

Silky pocket mouse size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Silky pocket mouse (Perognathus flavus) reaches an average size of 5.9 cm (0′ 3″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 5 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 7 grams (0.02 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Silky pocket mouses have 3 babies about 2 times per year. The Silky pocket mouse (genus: Perognathus) 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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The silky pocket mouse (Perognathus flavus) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is found in northern and central Mexico and the southwest region of the United States. It is a species of least concern, according to the IUCN, with no known major threats. The silky pocket mouse eats seeds, succulent parts of plants and nuts, and carries food in its cheek pouches. It lives in low valley bottoms with soft soils, among weeds and shrubs, where it burrows in the sand to bury seed caches. The species is more tolerant of harsh habitat conditions than other pocket mice.

Animals of the same family as a Silky pocket mouse

We found other animals of the Heteromyidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Silky pocket mouse

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Silky pocket mouse

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Silky pocket mouse

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Silky pocket mouse:

Animals with the same weight as a Silky pocket mouse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Perognathus flavus: