Animal Size

Southern pygmy mouse size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Southern pygmy mouse (Baiomys musculus) reaches an average size of 7.5 cm (0′ 3″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 9 grams (0.02 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 1 grams (0 lbs). A Southern pygmy mouse has 2 babies at once. The Southern pygmy mouse (genus: Baiomys) 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 southern pygmy mouse (Baiomys musculus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua.

Animals of the same family as a Southern pygmy mouse

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Southern pygmy mouse

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Southern pygmy mouse

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

Animals with the same weight as a Southern pygmy mouse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Baiomys musculus: