Rodents

Name as many rodents as you can think of
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Last updated: May 7, 2014
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Bushy-tailed; nut-storing tree dweller
squirrel
Kept as a pet; has a short tail and cheek pouches
hamster
Another pet; has a long furry tail; originates in Mongolia; has scent gland on belly
gerbil
Sometimes inhabits buildings and sewers; Black and Norway species are most abundant
rat
Smaller than above, comes in many species, such as house, field, and harvest.
mouse
Largest rodent
capybara
No tail; kept as a pet; name misleading since it's not related to hogs
guinea pig
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Very soft South American rodent with thick fur, large ears, and bushy tail
chinchilla
Related to a squirrel and has stripes
chipmunk
Native to the great plains of US; burrows in the ground; name misleading since it's not a canine
prairie dog
Largest members of the squirrel family; an endangered species is the Vancouver one.
marmot
A hairless, blind rodent found in Africa
Naked mole rat
A large aquatic rodent that builds dams
beaver
Has quills
porcupine
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Apr 11, 2019
Thanks for the great quiz! I love rodents. Got them all except chinchilla!