Chaetodipus hispidus (Hispid Pocket Mouse)
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Habitat: Plains and grasslands.

Habits: Like the other species in this genus, the Hispid Pocket Mouse, has long, stiff, spinelike hairs on the rump. In the winter, the Hispid Pocket Mouse may hibernate or at least has much reduced activity. Burrows may be placed in grasslands or under rocks.


Artiodactyla
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Carnivora
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Chiroptera
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Didelphimorphia
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Insectivora
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Lagomorpha
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Rodentia
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Xenarthra
Scientific Names - Common Names

For more information, view the Mammalian Species account for this species.

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