One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small nocturnal rodent with large cheek pouches for carrying food, native to the deserts of North and Central America.
- ‘Though Joshua Tree may look devoid of wildlife, even a short walk out in the desert will quickly reveal a myriad of freshly dug holes, where pocket mice, collared lizards, rabbits, or desert tortoises have burrowed.’
- ‘All of the routes would adversely affect some wildlife, including peregrine falcons, arroyo toads and Pacific pocket mice.’
- ‘Dimples and scratches in the sand also reveal the presence of numerous small mammals, including kangaroo rats, ground squirrels, pocket mice, and wood rats.’
- ‘Previous direct observations of habituated kangaroo rats and pocket mice collecting and hoarding provisioned food at Deep Canyon suggest that kangaroo rats scatter cache, whereas pocket mice seldom do so.’
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