Dipodomys elator (Texas Kangaroo Rat)
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Habitat: Areas with shortgrass and mesquite brushland underlain with clay soils.

Habits: The Texas Kangaroo Rat is not common in Oklahoma and has not been reported in the state since the late 1960s. Dens, which have a single oval opening, are constructed.


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

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