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Kangaroo rat by:Tjeerd Facts Tail is always bigger than body tail acts as balance when hopping solitary by nature belligerent; often fight by jumping in the air and slashing at each other with hind legs kick sand into enemies only come out at night grass insects ocotillo

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Kangaroo rat

by:Tjeerd


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Facts

  • Tail is always bigger than body

  • tail acts as balance when hopping

  • solitary by nature

  • belligerent; often fight by jumping in the air and slashing at each other with hind legs

  • kick sand into enemies

  • only come out at night


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grass

insects

ocotillo

succulents

vegetation

seeds

mesquite

purslane

Diet


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Predators

  • foxes

  • bobcats

  • owls

  • snakes

  • American badgers

  • coyotes

  • bot fly parasites

Rattle snake

coyote

bobcat


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Description

  • Cute

  • plump,dumpy little body

  • large hind legs

  • large ,dorsally placed eyes

  • small rounded ears

  • tan,cream and off-white

  • White band of fur that crosses the hip from the base of the tail

  • 9 to 14 inches

  • tail is covered with fur


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Habitat

  • Australia

  • Asia

  • Africa

  • live in burrows

  • deserts


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References

  • http://www.nature.ca/notebooks/English/kangarat.htm

  • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/mammals/rodent/Kangarooratprintout.shtml

  • http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/kangaroo_rat.htm