Burt's deer mouse

Burt's deer mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Peromyscus caniceps


The Burt's deer mouse is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Burt
A young / baby of a Burt is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Burt group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.

Facts about the Burt's deer mouse

Burt's Deer Mouse or Peromyscus caniceps is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Vulnerable due to B1+2c. (Full text)

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