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Desert kangaroo rat - Wikipedia


The desert kangaroo rat (Dipodomys deserti) is a rodent species in the family Heteromyidae that is found in desert areas of southwestern North America. It is one ...

Kangaroo Rat Fact Sheet - Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum


The kangaroo rat is almost perfectly adapted to life in the desert. They can survive without ever drinking any water, getting needed moisture from their seed diet.

Kangaroo Rat | Desert Rat - Wild Republic


Kangaroo Rats are also known as a desert rat. Having no need for water to bathe , they roll around in sand and take a dust bath! Read more at ...

Desert Kangaroo Rat - Dipodomys deserti - Blue Planet Biomes


The kangaroo rat is a very cute little critter that kind of looks like a mini kangaroo, but is as big as a mouse.It has large hind legs and feet. It usually grow to about ...

Structural Adaptations of the Kangaroo Rat | Animals - mom.me


Despite living in the heat of the desert, kangaroo rats don't sweat. They also have very oily coats. Both of these adaptations prevent them from losing water.



Kangaroo Rat Facts - A list of information on this amazing North American desert animal including how it survives harsh desert conditions.

Kangaroo Rat - Digital Desert


Most widespread kangaroo rat in California. Occurs in desert scrub and alkali desert scrub, sagebrush, Joshua tree, and pinyon-juniper habitats in southern ...

Kangaroo Rat - Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument (U.S. ...


The Kangaroo Rat tends to live in the desert flatlands, creosote flats, and the sandy soils of the desert washes. The rats will dig burrows into the soil to better ...

Dipodomys deserti (Desert Kangaroo Rat) - IUCN Red List


Habitat and Ecology: It prefers low desert with sandy soil and sparse vegetation, particularly stabilized dune areas with vegetation. In the United States, ...

Kangaroo Rats | Answers in Genesis


Jun 1, 2004 ... The kangaroo rat is a rodent, but it is unlike any other rodent on Earth: it is able to survive in the desert with virtually no drinking water.1 The ...

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Kangaroo Rats - DesertUSA


The Kangaroo Rat would be described by most people as being cute. They have a plump, dumpy little body with large hind legs, large, dorsally placed eyes, and ...

Desert kangaroo rat videos, photos and facts - Dipodomys deserti ...


Learn more about the Desert kangaroo rat - with amazing Desert kangaroo rat videos, photos and facts on ARKive.

Kangaroo Rat - Desert Animals


Located. The Kangaroo Rat is found in North America, with a large percentage living in the desert regions of Southwestern United States and parts of Mexico.