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any of several primitive mouselike rodents with long hind legs and no cheek pouches

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Isolation by distance was tested using a Mantel test (Mantel 1967), comparing geographic and genetic distance for each jumping mouse clade using Alleles in Space (Miller and others 2006).
Seasonal activity patterns and breeding of western jumping mouse (Zapus princeps)in Wyoming.
The meadow jumping mouse was not taken during our trapping; this was unexpected as meadow jumping mouse habitat is excellent at Goose Pond, Also, neither of the long-tailed shrews, Sorex cinereus or S.
Jumping Mouse will be a valuable addition to any school library.
Some landowners indicated a willingness to help the Preble's Meadow jumping mouse upon hearing it was endangered, presumably because they wished to help an endangered species.
Nests of Preble's meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei) in Douglas County, Colorado.
The inspector general's report to Congress took particular note of MacDonald's efforts to remove protections for a rare jumping mouse in the Rocky Mountains and to reduce by 80 percent the number of streams to be protected to help bull trout recover on the Klamath River in the Northwest.
The Jumping Mouse allows the user to multitask--to move and browse applications on several screens without overlapping windows, switching the cursor from one to the other, and to present multiple PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Windows Journal documents all together.
Fish and Wildlife Service listed the Preble's meadow jumping mouse, which inhabits river valleys along the eastern flank of the Rockies, as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act, leaving many landowners unable to develop their land.
It often seems that the purpose of many of the major environmental groups in the United States is simply to oppose everything, adopting causes like fighting growth because it will disrupt the habitat of the Preble's meadow jumping mouse.
Rocky Flats, valuable habitat for black-tailed prairie dogs, painted turtles, red-tailed hawks and the threatened Preble's Meadow jumping mouse, will be the second DOE site included.
Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei) We designated critical habitat on June 23 for this threatened subspecies, which has an extremely long tail, large hind feet, and long hind legs.
Preble's meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei), a small mammal living along rivers and streams in Colorado and Wyoming, on July 17;
The same is true for the meadow jumping mouse, whose elongated hind legs are adapted to saltatory motion.
leucopus), 21 woodland jumping mice (Napaeozapus insignis), one meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius), four chipmunks (Tamias striatus), and one vole (Microtus sp.