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
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
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 ...
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 ...
Habitat and Ecology: Prefers low desert with sandy soil and sparse vegetation,
particularly stabilized dune areas with vegetation. In the United States, inhabits ...
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 ...
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.
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Jul 8, 2013 ... My infrared nightcam caught a cute little desert kangaroo rat hopping around and
drinking at one of my ground level birdbaths. Hear lots of fun ...
Kangaroo Rat Facts - A list of information on this amazing North American desert
animal including how it survives harsh desert conditions.
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.