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white-footed mouse

Peromyscus leucopus


a small rodent with a white belly and paws. they are a new world "mouse" in the family Cricetidae and are only distantly related to true mice and rats of the family Muridae.


woods, fields, human habitations


i caught this guy in the utility room at my job and released him in the woods a good distance away

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New York, USA

Spotted on Nov 4, 2015
Submitted on Apr 4, 2016

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