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Just saw one of these when I was hiking up to Delicate arch in Arches National Park. I love the way it hops.

The desert kangaroo rat (Dipodomys deserti) is one of the larger kangaroo rat species reaching up to cm) in length!

Stephens' Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys stephensi)

Stephens' Kangaroo Rat--photograph by Mark Chappell

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kangaroo rat

North American Mammals: Dipodomys simulans : Species Information

hedgehog habitat

All you Need to Know About Hedgehog Habitat

The baby hedgehog should also be fed with good milk substitute like “Vitapet” lactose free pet milk which is usually available in the supermarket. You should never give your hoglets cow’s milk.

Pendleton the Hedgehog… it has a hat! when i have a hedgehog i will knit it a hat! :D

Pendleton the Hedgehog…

Hedgie in a hat! Hedgie in a hat! Hedgie in a hat! Hedgie in a hat! Hedgie in a hat!

merriam's kangaroo rat (Dipodomys merriami)

Merriam's kangaroo rat (Dipodomys merriami) can be found in desert scrub, alkali scrub, sagebrush steppe, pinyon-juniper woodland, and Joshua tree habitat throughout the southwestern United States and Mexico.