As with most species of the genus Peromyscus, the cotton mouse has a relatively short lifespan, averaging four to five months.
Range lifespanStatus: wild: 15 (high) months.
Average lifespanStatus: wild: 4 to 5 months.
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Life Expectancy"
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Tanya Dewey, Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Nancy Shefferly, Animal Diversity Web Staff
Kate Teeter, University of Michigan
Adam Eatroff, University of Michigan
Eatroff, A. 2003. "Peromyscus gossypinus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Peromyscus_gossypinus.html
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