Animal Size

Stirton’s deer mouse size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Stirton’s deer mouse (Peromyscus stirtoni) reaches an average size of 10.1 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 29 grams (0.06 lbs). A Stirton’s deer mouse has 2 babies at once. The Stirton’s 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.

Stirton’s deer mouse (Peromyscus stirtoni) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. P. stirtoni is widely distributed and is presumed to have a large population and a tolerance of habitat destruction, though its biology is poorly understood. The species is named after Ruben A. Stirton (1901-1966), an American zoologist associated with the University of California at Berkeley.

Animals of the same family as a Stirton’s deer mouse

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Stirton’s deer mouse

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Stirton’s deer mouse

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

Animals with the same weight as a Stirton’s deer mouse

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