Yellow-nosed cotton rat

Yellow-nosed cotton rat

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Sigmodon ochrognathus

The yellow-nosed cotton rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is native to Mexico and to the states of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas in the United States, where it inhabits mountain grassland, scrub, and pinyon-juniper woodland. It is common over much of its wide range and the IUCN considers it to be of "least concern".

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1. Yellow-nosed cotton rat Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow-nosed_cotton_rat
2. Yellow-nosed cotton rat on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/20217/115157990

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