Animals,Mammals

Rock pocket mouse (Chaetodipus intermedius)

The pocket mouse, found in the deserts of the southwestern United States and Mexico, is medium-sized (~18 cm long, ~12-18 g in weight) and has nocturnal habits.

Habitat:

It usually lives in areas with rocky outcrops, where it burrows to evade its predators.

Diet:

It feeds mainly on plant seeds.

Location:

Areas with rocky outcrops throughout Islas del Mar.