Wild Guide: North American Deermouse

By MDC | September 1, 2021
From Missouri Conservationist: September 2021
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Peromyscus maniculatus

The North American deermouse is a small rodent with large, protruding, black eyes and large, scantily furred ears. In Missouri, you are most likely to see deermice between March and June in open habitats such as pastures, meadows, prairie, cultivated fields, and along field borders and fencerows.

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