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Nocturnal Wood Rat

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When I began this blog in 2011 one of the “rules” I set up for myself was that I would post only photographs that I personally took. After five years, I am going to break that rule. . . well, … Continue reading

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Neotoma fuscipes

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The dusky-footed wood rats (Neotoma fuscipes) that inhabit the nests in my previous post (see 02-03-2016) are mostly nocturnal therefore difficult to photograph. Friends found a dead wood rat on their property (Modoc County CA) and gave it to me. … Continue reading

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Dusky-footed Wood Rat

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Many species of wood rats are found throughout North America, with fewer species occurring in the eastern states. They inhabit a variety of habitats from deserts to forest floors. The dusky-footed wood rat (Neotoma fuscipes) is a native resident of … Continue reading

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