Large sized rat with a distinguishable bushy tail almost as long as their bodies. Bodies are pale brown or gray to black with white bellies.
A medium-sized rat with two annual color variations from pale gray to yellow and orange with single black hairs giving hair a multi-colored look. Similar in appearance to the Ord’s Kangaroo Rat and nocturnal in nature. Kangaroo rats can hop up on rear feet up to 2 meters. The Gulf Coast sub-species is only found […]
A mole with a hairy tail and less fleshy nose than some. Overlaps the range of some other moles but do not typically co-habitat. Like all moles, they live in underground tunnels where they dig actively year-round and have soft fut to help them travel efficiently.
Western Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis) and Eastern Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys humulis) are adaptable to a variety of habitats but seldom wooded areas. Sub-species is determined by range. Generally have tail as long as body, with white feet and red to brown coloration.
A rat with a scaly hairless tail and broad head in relation to its body. Black and brown hair combine into a mixed color mottled coat. Tracks similar to eastern wood rat but slightly smaller. Typically habituate near cotton fields and make nests of cotton and similar plants.
A smallish four-toed rat with a long tail ending in a small white tuft. Body color is generally a pale white to gray or brown on the bottom that transforms to a mottled brown/black on its back. Found in a diverse range of ecosystems throughout the Southwestern U.S. And Northern Mexico.