Desert pocket mouse

Desert pocket mouse

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Chaetodipus penicillatus
WEIGHT
11-22 g
LENGTH
157-199 mm

The desert pocket mouse is a North American species of heteromyid rodent found in the southwestern United States and Mexico. True to its common name, the medium-sized desert pocket mouse prefers sandy, sparsely vegetated desert environments.

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No

Nocturnal

Fo

Folivore

Gr

Granivore

He

Herbivore

Zo

Zoochory

Te

Terrestrial

Te

Territorial

Vi

Viviparous

Bu

Burrowing

So

Solitary

D

starts with

Geography

Climate zones

Mating Habits

PREGNANCY DURATION
23 days
BABY CARRYING
1 to 7

References

1. Desert pocket mouse Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desert_pocket_mouse
2. Desert pocket mouse on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/4336/115068852

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