Arizona pocket mouse

Arizona pocket mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Heteromyidae
Subfamily : Perognathinae
Species : Perognathus amplus

 

Keywords: tail , orange , nocturnal

The Arizona pocket mouse is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Arizona pocket mouse
A young / baby of a Arizona pocket mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Arizona pocket mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Countries
Mexico and United States
Arizona pocket mouse habitats
Grassland and Subtropical / Tropical Dry Grassland
Some facts about the
Arizona pocket mouse

Adult weight : 0.012 kg (0.0264 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 6 years

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the Arizona pocket mouse

Discussion The Arizona Pocket Mouse is primarily nocturnal, but is sometimes abroad in daylight. (Full text)

The Arizona Pocket Mouse is primarily nocturnal, but is sometimes abroad in daylight. (Full text)

The Arizona Pocket Mouse is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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