Dark kangaroo mouse

Dark kangaroo mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Heteromyidae
Subfamily : Dipodomyinae
Species : Microdipodops megacephalus


The Dark kangaroo mouse is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the dark kangaroo mouse
A young / baby of a dark kangaroo mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A dark kangaroo mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
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Some facts about the
Dark kangaroo mouse

Adult weight : 0.013 kg (0.0286 lbs)

Litter size : 4

Body mass : 0.011 kg (0.0242 lbs)

Temperature : 32.85 °C (91.13 °F)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the dark kangaroo mouse

Niche: The dark kangaroo mouse is a specialized granivore. (Full text)

The Dark Kangaroo Mouse is also known to feed occasionally on insects and carrion. (Wiki)

The Dark Kangaroo Mouse is from the order Rodentia . (Full text)

Niche: The dark kangaroo mouse is a specialized granivore.

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