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Western Harvest Mouse

Reithrodontomys megalotis


A very small mouse with a dark brown back, orange sides, white belly, and a long, slender, well-furred, bicolored tail. Unlike other murids (true mice), harvest mice have grooved upper incisors; the unrelated jumping mice (Dipodidae) and pocket mice (Heteromyidae) also share this feature.

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LyricPeat 11 years ago


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California, USA

Spotted on Oct 6, 2012
Submitted on Oct 30, 2012

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