Peromyscus difficilis (Zacatecan Deer or Rock Mouse)
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Habitat: Rocky areas, including rock cliffs.

Habits: Zacatecan Deer Mice Mice eat seeds, insects, fungi, and green vegetation. Food is sometimes stored in the walls of their dens. These mice are nocturnal, and do not hibernate in winter. Litters of two to six are born through the warmer months; they seldom live more than a year.


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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