Ten of the 14 burrows of the Texas kangaroo rat
were situated in or along the periphery of the cleared half-hectare homestead and were, therefore, in close proximity.
Systematics of the southern races of Ord's kangaroo rat
, Dipodomys ordii.
are small, seed-eating mammals that live only in desert regions of the southwestern United States.
The Santa Ana River woollystar is a federally endangered shrub found in similar habitat to the kangaroo rat
along the Santa Ana River and its tributaries.
Fire as a management tool for Stephens' kangaroo rat
and other small mammal species.
Results of assays for arenavirus RNA in the kidneys of the antibody-positive Nelson's pocket mice and the antibody-positive kangaroo rat
elator (2) at the ungrazed site concurs with Packard & Roberts (1973) observation that the Texas kangaroo rat
and hispid cotton rat rarely co-occur.
When a kangaroo rat
does have to venture out, its ears and tail give off heat like radiators.
The kangaroo rat
, which lives in the desert of southeastern Arizona, is so good at conserving water that it doesn't have to drink at all.
Providing a home for the endangered San Bernardino kangaroo rat
has turned out to be a moneymaker, too.
Guo Q (1996) Effects of bannertail kangaroo rat
mounds on small-scale plant community structure.
He believes future life will also include fish that can fly and snails that can hop across the desert like a kangaroo rat