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The long-tail pocket mouse, a close relative of kangaroo rats, exhibits cheek pouches characteristic of this family of rodents. Seeds carried in the pouches as the mouse forages are then buried in various locations, aiding the distribution and establishment of new Indian ricegrass stands.

Photo by Ken Hackman.

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