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Dipodomys (Kangaroo Rat) is a genus of rodents in the family Heteromyidae. Reproduction is dioecious. Kangaroo Rat relies on saltation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Kangaroo rat. View this species on GBIF