Fawn Hopping Mouse

Notomys cervinus

Summary 2

The fawn hopping mouse (Notomys cervinus) is a rodent native to the central Australian desert. Like all hopping mice it has strong front teeth, a long tail, dark eyes, big ears, well-developed haunches and very long, narrow hind feet. It weighs between 30 and 50 g (1.1 and 1.8 oz). (Compare with the common house mouse, at 10 to 25 g (0.35 to 0.88 oz).)

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  1. (c) Glen Fergus, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fawn_hopping_mouse.jpg
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notomys_cervinus

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