Island Deer Mouse

Grey mouse hanging on to plant with green stems and pink flowers
Island Deer Mouse. ©Cathy Schwemm.

Quick Facts
Type: Mammal

Diet: Omnivore: Insects, seeds, small birds, bird eggs

Average lifespan: 5–7 years

Average size: 4–8 in.

Average weight: 0.3–0.8 oz.

Did You Know?
The island deer mouse is a subspecies of deer mouse found only on the Channel Islands. Each island is home to its own subspecies. On Anacapa Island, the deer mouse is the only mammal found on land.

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Island Deer Mouse

Last updated: November 9, 2018