Merriam’s pocket gopher Rodent

The Merriam’s pocket gopher Rodent is a species of rodent in the family Geomyidae. It is endemic to Mexico, where it is found in the area of the Valley of Mexico.

 

Merriam’s pocket gopher Rodent Facts:

Length: 20-28.5 cm

Tail: 8-12.5 cm 

Weight: 450-700 g (16-25 oz)

Social unit: Individual

Status: Least concern

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The pocket gophers have a pocket-like pouch of furred skin on each cheek, for carrying food back to the nest. This species occupies a variety of habitats from sea level up to almost 4,000 m (13,200 ft). Its front incisor teeth are very long and can cope with many kinds of plant foods, from spiky cacti and farm crops (gophers sometimes become a pest) to fir tree needles and seeds. The upperparts are yellow, brown, or almost black;

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Merriam’s pocket gopher Rodent Facts

Merriam’s pocket gopher Rodent

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Merriam’s pocket gopher Rodent Pictures

Merriam’s pocket gopher Rodent Pictures

Merriam’s pocket gopher Rodent

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Merriam's pocket gopher Rodent

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