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Chaetodipus formosus (Long Tailed Pocket Mouse) is a species of rodents in the family Heteromyidae. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary, nocturnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 60 months and can grow to 193.91 mm. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely 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 long-tailed pocket mouse. View this species on GBIF