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Mammals Rodents

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Rodents (Rodentia) is the order of mammals that includes Beavers, Springhares, Squirrels, Gophers, Mice, Rats, Chincillas, Pacas, Gundis, Porcupines, Gerbils, Hamsters, Voles, and their relatives.

Information included in this category and subcategories includes species, appearance, characteristics, food habits and diet, behavior, social structure, communication, threats, status, and conservation.
  • Animal Info - Pacarana

    Links to image, distribution map, and references accompany species overview, IUCN status, population trends, life cycle, diet, and activity.

  • Enchanted Learning: Gerbil

    Includes coloring page, overview, anatomy, and food and water.

  • Enchanted Learning: Nutria (Coypu)

    Printable coloring page accompanies species overview, anatomy, diet, reproduction, predators, and classification.

  • Gundis: Ctenodactylidae

    Gives link to species account, geographic range, conservation status, physical characteristics, habitat, diet, behavior and reproduction, and interaction with people.

  • Heteromyidae: Kangaroo Rats and Pocket Mice

    Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum discusses members of this family, activity, local species, distinguishing features, habitat, diet and feeding behavior, life history, and evolution.

  • Introduction to the Rodentia

    Describes species, range, history, common features, interaction with humans, and fossil record.

  • Kangaroo Rats Pocket Mice and Kangaroo Mice: Heteromyidae

    Combines links to species accounts with locations, conservation status, size and appearance, habitat, diet, behavior and reproduction, and interaction with people.

  • Mice Rats and Relatives: Muridae

    Family information covers links to species, locations, status, physical description, habitat, diet, behavior and reproduction, and interaction with people.

  • Muridae: Mice and Rats

    Contains threats, breeding, Sonoran specimens, distinguishing features of local species, habitat, feeding, and life history. From Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

  • Red Acouchi (Myoprocta acouchy)

    Animal Diversity pages have pictures, specimen images, classification, range, habitat, description, reproduction, longevity, behavior, food habits, and status.

  • Rodents: Rodentia

    Examines range, conservation status, physical characteristics, habitat, food, activity, breeding, and interaction with people.

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