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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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.
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.
It shows a wood mouse peeping out of a bird box put up for nesting tits.
Highlights of the week include making a pop-up frog' creating a hedgehog mask' building a secret wood mouse money box' designing a butterfly stick puppet.
I had watched a wood mouse come down from the compost heap to the bird table in our garden and thought it would make a good photo.