Animal Size

Yellow-nosed cotton rat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Yellow-nosed cotton rat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Yellow-nosed cotton rat (Sigmodon ochrognathus) reaches an average size of 15.1 cm (0′ 6″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 122 grams (0.27 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 5 grams (0.01 lbs). A Yellow-nosed cotton rat has 3 babies at once. The Yellow-nosed cotton rat (genus: Sigmodon) 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 yellow-nosed cotton rat (Sigmodon ochrognathus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is native to Mexico and to the states of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas in the United States, where it inhabits mountain grassland, scrub, and pinyon-juniper woodland. It is common over much of its wide range and the IUCN considers it to be of “least concern”.

Animals of the same family as a Yellow-nosed cotton rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Yellow-nosed cotton rat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Yellow-nosed cotton rat:

Animals with the same litter size as a Yellow-nosed cotton rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Yellow-nosed cotton rat:

Animals with the same weight as a Yellow-nosed cotton rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Sigmodon ochrognathus: