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Wildlife > Mammals

Rodents

Editor's note:
Rats- Lots and lots of rats. Plenty of rats all over the place, and some mice too!

Kangaroo Rat

Round-tailed Ground Squirrel

White-tailed Antelope Squirrel

- Following are Life History Accounts only -

Brush Deermouse

Botta's Pocket Gopher

Bushy-tailed Woodrat

Cactus Deermouse

Canyon Deermouse

Desert Pocket Mouse

Desert Woodrat

Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel

Great Basin Pocket Mouse

House Mouse

Little Pocket Mouse

Long-tailed Pocket Mouse

Mohave Ground Squirrel

North American Deer Mouse

Panamint Chipmunk

Panamint Kangaroo Rat

Pinyon Mouse

Rock Squirrel

Southern Grasshopper Mouse

Western Harvest Mouse

Definitions of Rodents

Any of various mammals of the order Rodentia which have two pairs of continuously growing and self-sharpening teeth.
www.hamsterific.com/Glossary.cfm

Rodents are gnawing mammals that make up the Order Rodentia. Examples of rodents are mice, rats, chipmunks, beavers, and squirrels.
www.natureshift.org/rangerR/glossary.html

a type of warm-blooded animal having fur or hair on the body, mammary glands associated with feeding the offspring, and large incisor teeth that grow continually; rats, mice, squirrels, and beavers are examples of rodents
www.kentuckyawake.org/glossary/

relatively small gnawing animals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
wordnet.princeton.edu/

The gnawing Mammalia, such as the rats, rabbits, and squirrels. They are especially characterised by the possession of a single pair of chisel ...
www.worldwideschool.org/library/books/sci/lifesciences/OntheOriginofSpecies6thEdition/chap31.html

Any of an order (Rodentia) of relatively small gnawing mammals (as a mouse, a squirrel, or a beaver) that have in both jaws a single pair of teeth with a chisel-shaped edge. investigate.conservation.org/expeditions/guyana/glossary.htm

Mammals, such as a mouse, rat, squirrel or beaver, that are characterized by large incisors adapted for gnawing or nibbling. www.noworms.com/glossary.cfm

a family of mammals which have large front teeth used for gnawing
www.sensesofwildness.com/africa/GLOSSARY.HTM


Notes:

Fossorial Rodents are rodents that dig or burrow into the ground.



Pocket Mouse


Round-tailed ground squirrel

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