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White footed mouse

Peromyscus leucopus

Description:

7" long, brown back white belly. Ears and eyes large.

Habitat:

Dry Pine oak woods but really all over the place in New England.

Notes:

This mouse had gotten in my sisters house at thanksgiving and was being chased by one of her cats. It sought refuge on the window sill, we trapped it with a sieve and cardboard and took it outside to relative safety.... but way far away from the house. Second photo of mouse nest in our shed. Using our recycled paper.

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galewhale..Gale
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galewhale..Gale

Canterbury, New Hampshire, USA

Spotted on Nov 27, 2006
Submitted on Mar 18, 2011

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