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 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 ...
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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 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 ...
Kangaroo Rat Facts - A list of information on this amazing North American desert
animal including how it survives harsh desert conditions.
Desert Kangaroo Rats live in sand dunes in very hot, dry deserts of the
southwestern United States, even below sea level in Death Valley, California.
They need ...
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.
Desert kangaroo rats inhabit dunes in the most arid regions of southwestern
North America. They occur at elevations ranging from 60 meters below sea level