I am just guessing. Need to look it up. Help would be appreciated to ID this.
swimming across small cove next to boardwalk.
Tracks in dust under a building.
With western spotted skunk tracks in dust under a building
carcass being eaten by yellow jackets on ecotone / riparian edge of the river
Found a Desert Woodrat den in condor canyon about 8 mi NE of Panaca, NV.
Nesseled in the back of a small rock out cropping was evidence of a pack rat. There was scat, and lots of grasses and other things brought to the rat's nest.
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.