Fact Sheet – Wood Mouse

Origin                 Native

Description       Brown fur with a lighter underside

Size                      Length 80-100mm  / Weight 12-30g

Habitat               Widespread throughout  Britain 

Diet                      Seeds, nuts and vegetation 

Young                  4 to 5 Litters of 5-7 young per year

Nest                     Nest chamber

Lifespan              1 year

Population          Uk population estimated at 40 million

Status                   No legal protection

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