Animal Size

Wood mouse size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) reaches an average size of 8.7 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 4.33 years, they grow from 1 grams (0 lbs) to 21 grams (0.05 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Wood mouses have 5 babies about 3 times per year. The Wood mouse (genus: Apodemus) 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 wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) is a murid rodent native to Europe and northwestern Africa. It is closely related to the yellow-necked mouse (Apodemus flavicollis) but differs in that it has no band of yellow fur around the neck, has slightly smaller ears, and is usually slightly smaller overall: around 90 mm (3.54 in) in length and 23 g in weight. It is found across most of Europe and is a very common and widespread species, is commensal with people and is sometimes considered a pest. Other common names are long-tailed field mouse, field mouse, common field mouse, and European wood mouse.

Animals of the same family as a Wood mouse

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Wood mouse

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Wood mouse

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (5) as a Wood mouse:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Wood mouse

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Wood mouse:

Animals with the same weight as a Wood mouse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Apodemus sylvaticus: