Arizona pocket mouse

Arizona pocket mouse

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Perognathus amplus
WEIGHT
9.4-14 g
LENGTH
61-85 mm

The Arizona pocket mouse is a rodent native to the Sonoran desert. It is a small mouse with a thinly furred tail that is smooth from base to tip . In color it ranges from tan to orange. It is a nocturnal, burrowing animal. It eats seeds, which it carries back to its burrow in its cheek pouches.

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No

Nocturnal

Gr

Granivore

He

Herbivore

Zo

Zoochory

Fo

Fossorial

Te

Terrestrial

Vi

Viviparous

Bu

Burrowing

So

Solitary

Hi

Hibernating

A

starts with

Geography

Continents
Biogeographical Realms

Climate zones

Mating Habits

PREGNANCY DURATION
3 to 4 weeks
BABY CARRYING
1 to 7

References

1. Arizona pocket mouse Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arizona_pocket_mouse
2. Arizona pocket mouse on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/16633/22224910

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