Peromyscus maniculatus (Deer Mouse)
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Habitat: Mostly found in grass or prairie areas in all areas of Oklahoma, except the Cypress-Oak Floodplains in the southeastern corner.

Habits: Deer Mice reproduce year round, and have about four young per litter. They are omnivorous, and will eat mostly insects in summer and seeds in winter. They live in nests under rocks and stumps and do not hibernate in the winter.


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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