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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangaroo_rat

Kangaroo rats, small rodents of genus Dipodomys, are native to western North America. ... In particular, Merriam's kangaroo rats live in areas of low rainfall and ... from the metabolic oxidation of the seeds they eat to survive and do not need to  ...

www.desertmuseum.org/kids/oz/long-fact-sheets/krat.php

The kangaroo rat is almost perfectly adapted to life in the desert. ... Kangaroo rats generally live in underground burrows which they have excavated themselves.

www.desertusa.com/animals/kangaroo-rat.html

All about the Kangaroo Rats, little, seed-eating rodents of the genus Dipodomys - - their ... They do not store water in their bodies for future use like other animals, yet experiments have shown that ... They live in burrows they dig themselves.

www.softschools.com/facts/animals/kangaroo_rat_facts/486

Kangaroo rat is a species of rat that belongs to the group of desert rodents. ... Major threat to the survival of kangaroo rats is habitat loss due to increased human ... They are very complex and include chambers for living, storing of food and ...

interesting-animal-facts.com/Desert-Animal-Facts/Kangaroo-Rat-Facts.shtml

Kangaroo Rat Facts - A list of information on this amazing North American desert ... Reasons why they can live in a desert-like environment are due to several ... but it would cause the kangaroo rat to loose too much water so they do not cool off ...

www.wildrepublic.com/kangaroo-rat

Kangaroo Rats are also known as a desert rat. Having no need for ... Kangaroo rats tend to live in deserts and arid, open areas. ... Did You Also Know? Previous  ...

www.fws.gov/sacramento/es_kids/giant-kangaroo-rat/es_kids_giant-kangaroo-rat.htm

Sep 16, 2016 ... Kangaroo rats can survive without water. They convert seeds into water. They don't sweat or pant to keep cool. They live in burrows and come ...

www.arkive.org/giant-kangaroo-rat/dipodomys-ingens

The giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens) is the largest of more than 20 species of kangaroo rats, which are small rodents that (as their name would suggest) ...

answersingenesis.org/mammals/kangaroo-rats

Jun 1, 2004 ... Like its marsupial namesake, the kangaroo rat balances on its hind legs and hops. But that's where the similarity ends. Kangaroo rats live in ...

www.nps.gov/orpi/learn/nature/kangaroo-rat.htm

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 ...