Woodland Jumping Mouse

Napaeozapus insignis

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The woodland jumping mouse (Napaeozapus insignis) is a species of jumping mouse found in North America. Its Latin name means glen or wooded dell + big or strong feet + a distinguishing mark. This mammal can jump up to 3 m (9.8 ft) using its extremely strong feet and long tail.

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  1. (c) kens18, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://inaturalist.ca/photos/4742438
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napaeozapus_insignis

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Asm status Lower Risk