White-ankled mouse

White-ankled mouse

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Peromyscus pectoralis

The white-ankled mouse is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Mexico and in New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas in the United States. The white-ankled mouse is commonly found in coexistence with the brush mouse and Texas mouse . Often, the sympatric overlap in characteristics between these species makes it difficult to identify a specific species. The most distinguishing feature of the white-ankled mouse, and the one most used to identify the species, is the baculum of males . The tip of the white-ankled mouse

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1. White-ankled mouse Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-ankled_mouse
2. White-ankled mouse on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/16684/115137332

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