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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Shapes in European wood mouse had a latitudinal gradient changing (Renaud and Michaux, 2003; Renaud et al., 2005).
One of my earliest memories is standing in my back garden, watching a wood mouse clamber up the stem of a strawberry plant, hang upside down and pluck a tiny piece of fruit.
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.
A wood mouse,/ a cow's eye, a leaf chameleon.// Touched is what they call the crazy./ Standing on two legs// doesn't feel good to her,/ comfort doesn't feel good to her.// She chops a hole in the ice,/ then stretches out,// face suspended above the cold/ so her spirit can reach down// to what looks up/ from that dark water."
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.
Dwi o'r farn mai llygoden y maes (Apodemus sylvaticus; Wood Mouse) ydi'r ddela o'r holl lygod bach sydd 'na yng Nghymru, a bychan ydi hi - fawr mwy na thair modfedd a hanner o hyd.
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.