Biologists Discover a New Species of Spiny Pocket Mouse

February 1, 2010 by  
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The Heteromyidae family also includes kangaroo rats, like this one. Image credit: Wikimedia Commons Researchers at the City College of New York believe they have found a new species of spiny pocket mouse, dubbed Heteromys catopterius . Taking its name from a Greek word that roughly means a “height that commands a view,” the small mouse finds its home high in Venezuela’s coastal range…

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