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North American Mammals - Rats,Mice



Brown Lemming
(Lemmus trimucronatus)
Brown Lemming
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Long-tailed Vole
(Microtus longicaudus)
Long-tailed Vole
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Singing Vole
(Microtus miurus)
Singing Vole
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Tundra Vole
(Microtus oeconomus)
Tundra Vole
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Meadow Vole
(Microtus pennsylvanicus)
Meadow Vole
The Meadow Vole is dark brown to dark reddish brown above and grey or white underneath. The winter coat is grayish. Meadow Voles are active during the day and night. They tend to be nocturnal during the summer and diurnal during the winter. They are... Read more >
Woodland Vole
(Microtus pinetorum)
Woodland Vole
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Bushy-tailed Woodrat
(Neotoma cinerea)
Bushy-tailed Woodrat
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Muskrat
(Ondatra zibethicus)
Muskrat
Muskrats secrete a scent from their glands called musk. They have large, robust bodies with a flat scaly tail. The body is glossy dark brown and darker in winter and paler in the summer The fur is very dense for insulation. Muskrats have a large... Read more >
Marsh Rice Rat
(Oryzomys palustris)
Marsh Rice Rat
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Cactus Mouse
(Peromyscus eremicus)
Cactus Mouse
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Cotton Mouse
(Peromyscus gossypinus)
Cotton Mouse
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White-footed Mouse
(Peromyscus leucopus)
White-footed Mouse
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Deermouse
(Peromyscus maniculatus)
Deermouse
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Oldfield Mouse
(Peromyscus polionotus)
Oldfield Mouse
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Eastern Harvest Mouse
(Reithrodontomys humulis)
Eastern Harvest Mouse
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Western Harvest Mouse
(Reithrodontomys megalotis)
Western Harvest Mouse
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Hispid Cotton Rat
(Sigmodon hispidus)
Hispid Cotton Rat
The Hispid Cotton Rat is a sturdy rat with grizzled brown fur above and grayish-white fur underneath. The coat also has longer stiff black guard hairs. The tail is shorter than the head and body. Read more >
Southern Bog Lemming
(Synaptomys cooperi)
Southern Bog Lemming
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