RODENTS

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Deer Mouse

Description:

The deer mouse is a small rodent measuring between 7 cm and 10 cm and weighing between 10 and 35 grams. His body is covered with hair colour dark red-brown above and white above. The colour can vary depending on where habitat. Its furry tail is between 5 cm and 10 cm and is two colours, white with a gray line on top, its snout is pointed and ears are small and partially hairy.

 

Food:

The deer mouse is an omnivore, it eats what it finds, fruits, seeds, buds, flowers and insects. In the fall, she made reservations for winter food.

 

Habits:

The deer mouse can live in any place where it can hide and make nests, but preference will be for farms, rural areas and the countryside.

 

Reproduction:


On average, female calves between 3 to 5 pups per litter and can have between 2 to 4 litters per year with a spring pushed since it does not lower during the winter.

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