Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having white feet: as. the white-footed hapalote, Hapalotis albipes, of New South Wales.
“So we started pulling that out, and finally found just a single white-footed mouse cowering in the extreme rear of the boat.”
“Mammals of the region include the white-footed mouse, gray squirrel, eastern chipmunk, raccoon, porcupine, gray fox, bobcat, white-tailed deer and black bear.”
“A decade ago, severe drought in the southwest reduced predator populations, leading to an explosion of white-footed mice, which carry Hantavirus, leading to a then-unprecedented breakout of that disease in the Four Corners region.”
“Up I jumped, sprang from the elevated station which constituted our orchestra, and, arranging my ideas as rapidly as I could, advanced to the head of the room, and, instead of offering my hand to the white-footed”
“What, ho! goddess-born — son of the white-footed Thetis! —”
“These white-footed mice Peromyscus leucopus, probably.”
“Raccoons, eastern red fox, eastern cottontail rabbits, mink and white-footed mice are plentiful at the north end of the island.”
“The results showed that, during the short days of winter, white-footed mice had impaired spatial memory? the mental map that helps them remember important places in their environment.”
“Although their name suggests that they may be specialized to feed on deer, according to this source, the larvae of this tick feed on a wide variety of mammals and birds, primarily on white-footed mice Peromyscus leucopus.”
“At least now we know sloe pits make good bait for white-footed deer mice.”
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