Stirton's deer mouse

Stirton's deer mouse

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Peromyscus stirtoni

Stirton's deer mouse is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. P. stirtoni is widely distributed and is presumed to have a large population and a tolerance of habitat destruction, though its biology is poorly understood. The species is named after Ruben A. Stirton, an American zoologist associated with the University of California at Berkeley.

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References

1. Stirton's deer mouse Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stirton's_deer_mouse
2. Stirton's deer mouse on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/16693/22362723

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