wood mouse


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Noun1.wood mouse - any of various New World woodland mice
mouse - any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
Peromyscus leucopus, vesper mouse, white-footed mouse - American woodland mouse with white feet and underparts
deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus - brownish New World mouse; most widely distributed member of the genus
cactus mouse, Peromyscus eremicus - burrowing mouse of desert areas of southwestern United States
cotton mouse, Peromyscus gossypinus - large dark mouse of southeastern United States
Baiomys taylori, pygmy mouse - very small dark greyish brown mouse resembling a house mouse; of Texas and Mexico
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This article describes the case of a wood mouse, Apodemus sylvaticus, originating from a post-fire regeneration area, infected with multiple helminth species and remarkable overweight.
The section on mice is excellent as I find it very hard to tell the difference between a yellow-necked mouse and a wood mouse, and my favourite animal the red squirrel.
He caught that wood mouse or, more likely because of the grassy habitat, a field vole, and flicked it up with his teeth to get it clear of the grass.
A study carried out in Jersey and the Isle of Wight, where there are no grey squirrels, found a colony of reds was infected with adenovirus - prompting experts to suspect it could have been transmitted by the wood mouse.
Stable, species Common name tested A Sorex araneus Common shrew 2 Mus musculus House mouse 17 Apodemus sylvaticus Wood mouse 1 Microtus sp.
Domestic sheep, Palm civet and Golden marmot dominated the diet of wolf while Palm civet, Golden marmot, Cape hare and Wood mouse were main prey species found in the scats of jackal.
The study, at Tilesheds Local Nature Reserve and Colliery Wood, will monitor small mammals such as the wood mouse, bank vole and common shrew.
Winner of the CCW section was Phillip Thomas of Cosychurch, Glamorgan, with his picture of a wood mouse.
The wood mouse bounds along the ground like a kangaroo and is capable of leaping 3ft in the air.
Multiple captures as an indicator of social relations in the wood mouse and the bank vole.