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Zapus princeps  (Western Jumping Mouse)

Photo of Zapus princeps by Bryan Kelly-McArthur
© Bryan Kelly-McArthur (Photo ID #69839)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Moberly BC Photographer Bryan Kelly-McArthur
Habitat shrubby grassland
Photo Date August 03, 2014 Upload Date August 11, 2014
Elevation (m) 926
UTM Zone # 11 Latitude
UTM Easting 494356 Longitude
UTM Northing 5700244 Photo ID # 69839
Notes ID confirmed by Leah Ramsay CDC 2010. This deceased mouse is one of four deceased found at this location since 2008 with several more observed escape hopping. Local small mammal biologists note that Z. princeps has been previously noted further south in the Invermere area while the Z.hudsonius is noted from the northerly area of Valemont, with few records between these two locations.


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