Zapus hudsonius (Meadow Jumping Mouse)
Counties where this species is known to occur are highlighted in blue.
Click here to enlarge map.
Habitat: Forests and woodlands with dense thickets.

Habits: The Meadow Jumping Mouse is a true hibernator. They enter their burrows in late summer or early fall and remain until late spring; during this time they live on stored fat. The diet consists of plants and some insects.


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

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

Search the OMNH Collections for Zapus hudsonius.