How to use deer mouse in a sentence
Mammal specimens, originally sampled for other reasons and preserved at the Museum of Southwestern Biology, were used by researchers to identify the pathogen as a hantavirus and its wildlife source as deer mice.How fossil preservation and public health are intertwined | By Colella & McLean/The Conversation | December 18, 2020 | Popular-Science
But quick as he was, he was too slow to catch Mr. deer mouse napping.The Tale of Benny Badger | Arthur Scott Bailey
The deer mouse crouched down upon his dainty feet to keep them warm, and wrapped his tail carefully around to help.
All night long the deer mouse carried beechnuts from the old hiding-place to a new one.
The deer mouse spoke very decidedly, although he was perfectly polite.
The deer mouse is the most abundant and widespread small mammal in northwestern South Dakota.Mammals of Northwestern South Dakota | Kenneth W. Andersen
British Dictionary definitions for deer mouse
any of various mice of the genus Peromyscus, esp P. maniculatus, of North and Central America, having brownish fur with white underparts: family Cricetidae: See also white-footed mouse
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