Perognathus hispidus


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Noun1.Perognathus hispidus - large stiff-haired rodent of shortgrass prairies of United States
pocket mouse - any of various small nocturnal burrowing desert rodents with cheek pouches and long hind legs and tail
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Five species, blacktail jackrabbit (Lepus californicus), ringtail (Bassariscus astutus), eastern hognose skunk (Conepatus leuconotus), coyote (Canis latrans) and fulvous harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys fulvescens), are western, and six, armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus), Baird's pocket gopher (Geomys bursairus), hispid pocket mouse (Perognathus hispidus), pygmy mouse (Baiomys taylori), jaguar (Felis onca) and ocelot (Felis pardalis) are central.