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wood·rat

 (wo͝od′răt′)
n.
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woodrat

(ˈwʊdˌræt)
n
(Animals) another name for pack rat
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Featuring a battle of wits between hungry Coyote and the small-but-chatty Woodrat the Packrat, the two meet up under the moonlight in the Sonoran Desert.
Other species trapped were three individuals of the pocket mouse Chaetodipus fallax and one woodrat (Neoloma bryanti).
Numbers of mammals captured and tested for Borrelia spp., by species and location, California, USA * Thornewood OSP Foothills Redwood Oak-madrone Species Park habitat woodland Dusky-footed woodrat 4 0 1 (Neotoma fuscipes) Brush mouse 27 9 17 (Peromyscus boylii) California mouse 6 3 9 (Peromyscus californicus) Deer mouse 6 4 2 (Peromyscus maniculatus) Pinyon mouse 3 0 0 (Peromyscus truei) Total 46 16 29 Windy Species Hill OSP Total Dusky-footed woodrat 1 6 (Neotoma fuscipes) Brush mouse 18 71 (Peromyscus boylii) California mouse 6 24 (Peromyscus californicus) Deer mouse 1 13 (Peromyscus maniculatus) Pinyon mouse 0 3 (Peromyscus truei) Total 26 117 * OSP, Open Space Preserves.
Changes in cache contents overwinter in artificial dens of the eastern woodrat (Neoloma floridana).
hispidus, 11 Western Harvest Mice (Reithrodontomys megalotis), 1 Southern Plains Woodrat (Neotoma micropus), and 1 Ord's Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys ordii).
(6) 1.1 2.9 2.1 Bushy-tailed Woodrat Neotoma cinerea - 1.3 1.1 Ground Squirrel Spermophilus spp.
While the snakes have been credited for destroying mammal life in the Everglades, the pythons' new residency in the Keys signifies an even more horrific fate for animals that are already at risk of endangerment, like the Key Largo woodrat and the Key Largo cotton mouse.
A recent study by Miller and co-workers (27) showed presence of OMBS consortia including genera like Enterococcus, Lactococcus and Clostridium in Woodrat gut.
In 1870s New York, Bareknuckle depicts a bareknuckle boxer in each volume making their way in the Woodrat Club, the Bowery neighborhood's fight club.
1995: Evolution of body size in the woodrat over the past 25000 years of climate change.
Packrats and the rest of their Neotoma woodrat cousins have quirky digestive systems more common in big grazing animals than in small mammals, allowing them to digest tough and even toxic foods.