Western mouse

Western mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Pseudomys occidentalis


The Western mouse is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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

Facts about the western mouse

The Western Mouse is a [CITIES-listed Endangered Species]

USFWS Refuges on which the Western mouse is reported.

The Case Western mouse is the first to exhibit the functions of an entire human gene, rather than emphasizing portions of a gene relating to Alzheimer's in order to highlight certain pathologies. (Full text)

Although the western mouse is endangered, there are currently efforts being made to preserve the species at ten animal reserves that are located throughout the (Full text)

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