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Hispid Cotton Rat

Sigmodon hispidus

Description:

Dark small rodent that is pretty skiddish. It would come out of the tall grass momentarily to feed under the live oak trees and grass then bolt back to the tall grass for cover.

Habitat:

Fields, grass, prairies, woods

Notes:

Spotted over a dozen at Tall Timbers Research Station near Tallahassee, FL.

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robert emond
Spotted by
robert emond

Florida, USA

Lat: 30.66, Long: -84.21

Spotted on Apr 25, 2019
Submitted on Jul 4, 2019

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