caught in garage. body:84, tail: 59, hind foot: 22, ear: 12.5 mm
found this dead beside the fishing pier at the beach
I'm not sure which species this is?
Apparently a young rat, it was on the creek bank, and stayed in the same place for several minutes while I took the pictures.
The Cricetidae are a family of rodents in the large and complex superfamily Muroidea. It includes true hamsters, voles, lemmings, and New World rats and mice. At almost 600 species, it is the second largest family of mammals, and has members throughout the New World, Asia, and Europe.