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Bushy-Tailed Woodrat

Neotoma cinerea


A high desert rat. About 6 inches long


rocky, sagebrush desert

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Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 12 years ago

I suspect this is a bushy-tailed woodrat (Neotoma cinerea). See for more information. I've seen these rats on only one other occasion and that was in Montana, but this animal resembles the one that I saw. Also known as packrats.

Steven Sheppard
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Steven Sheppard

Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA

Spotted on Jan 20, 2011
Submitted on Jan 20, 2012

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