kangaroo mouse


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kangaroo mouse:

see kangaroo ratkangaroo rat,
small, jumping desert rodent, genus Dipodomys, related to the pocket mouse. There are about 20 kangaroo rat species, found throughout the arid regions of Mexico and the S and W United States.
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Dominance relationships of the dark kangaroo mouse (Microdipodops megacephalus) and the little pocket mouse (Perognathus longimembris) in captivity.