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 Cotton Mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus)




Cotton Mouse | Peromyscus gossypinus photo
Cotton Mouse

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COTTON MOUSE FACTS

Classification
Class:Mammalia
Order:Rodentia
Family:Muridae
Genus:Peromyscus
Species:gossypinus
Common Name:Cotton Mouse


Relatives in same Genus
  Cactus Mouse (P. eremicus)
  White-footed Mouse (P. leucopus)
  Deermouse (P. maniculatus)
  Oldfield Mouse (P. polionotus)