Rodent ID Help
Hi all. We have some rodents that I constantly see around our yard here in Northern Pima County Arizona. I am pretty sure we have the infamous Pack Rat (White-throated Woodrat) and also at least one species of Pocket Mouse. The problem is, I don’t know which Pocket Mouse species since according to what I have read both range and coloration can overlap.
I have attached a few pictures that I was hoping for help ID’ing.
Pics 1 &2: I am hoping for confirmation that this is the White-throated Woodrat
Pics 3&4: Are of the same mouse
Pics 5&6: Are of the same mouse but a different one than above
Pic 7: Another pocket mouse of some sort that was seen about 10 feet from the White-throated Woodrat and then bounded away with huge leaps. I thought that was strange behavior for a Pocket Mouse.
Pic 8&9: Another Pocket Mouse seen at the entrance to the White-throated Woodrat hole and actually went into that hole when I got closer.
Any help is appreciated.
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Darn it, the pics loaded in reverse. So the bottom right one is #1 in my description. I was afraid that might happen.