Chisel-toothed kangaroo rat

Chisel-toothed kangaroo rat

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Dipodomys microps
WEIGHT
55 g
LENGTH
270 mm

The chisel-toothed kangaroo rat is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. There are 13 sub-species. Saltbush leaves are a major dietary component, requiring specialized physiology to eliminate the salt while retaining water.

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No

Nocturnal

Fo

Folivore

Gr

Granivore

He

Herbivore

Zo

Zoochory

Fo

Fossorial

Ju

Jumping

Te

Terrestrial

Te

Territorial

Vi

Viviparous

Bu

Burrowing

Po

Polygynandry

Po

Polygamy

So

Solitary

No

Not a migrant

C

starts with

Geography

Climate zones

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
PREGNANCY DURATION
30 to 34 days
BABY CARRYING
2.4

References

1. Chisel-toothed kangaroo rat Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chisel-toothed_kangaroo_rat
2. Chisel-toothed kangaroo rat on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/42603/22227645

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