pocket rat

Definitions of pocket rat
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n any of various rodents with cheek pouches

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pocket mouse
any of various small nocturnal burrowing desert rodents with cheek pouches and long hind legs and tail
Dipodomys phillipsii, desert rat, kangaroo rat
any of various leaping rodents of desert regions of North America and Mexico; largest members of the family Heteromyidae
dwarf pocket rat, kangaroo mouse
small silky-haired pouched rodent; similar to but smaller than kangaroo rats
gopher, pocket gopher, pouched rat
burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America
Perognathus flavus, silky pocket mouse
small pale yellowish soft-furred rodent of southwestern United States and Mexico
Perognathus flavescens, plains pocket mouse
small rodent of open areas of United States plains states
Perognathus hispidus, hispid pocket mouse
large stiff-haired rodent of shortgrass prairies of United States
Liomys irroratus, Mexican pocket mouse
large pocket mouse of Mexico
Dipodomys ordi, Ord kangaroo rat
most widely distributed kangaroo rat: plains and mountain areas of central and western United States
Geomys bursarius, plains pocket gopher
gopher of chiefly grasslands of central North America
Geomys pinetis, southeastern pocket gopher
gopher of Alabama and Georgia and Florida
Thomomys bottae, valley pocket gopher
of valleys and mountain meadows of western United States
Thomomys talpoides, northern pocket gopher
greyish to brown gopher of western and central United States
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rat
any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse

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