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  • noun Plural form of woodrat.

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Examples

  • During the study, eight packrats also known as woodrats were captured from each of two western regions: the Mojave Desert and the cooler Great Basin.

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  • During the study, eight packrats - also known as woodrats - were captured from each of two western regions: the Mojave Desert and the cooler Great Basin.

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  • During the study, eight packrats - also known as woodrats - were captured from each of two western regions: the Mojave Desert and the cooler Great Basin.

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  • Pollen preserved in ancient middens showed packrats -- also called woodrats -- throughout the US Southwest once ate juniper leaves, but as the climate warmed between 18,700 and 10,000 years ago, packrats in what is now the Mojave Desert were forced to eat invading creosote bushes, which are much more toxic than juniper.

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  • Pythons in the Everglades have been found with endangered Key Largo woodrats in their bellies; only 200 of the half-pound rodents survive in the wild, Souza says.

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  • The few actual non-game researchers an eastern state might hire are usually focused on rare woodrats or the like; they don't have time for "phantom cats."

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  • Through diligent research, Disney animal experts found ways to successfully breed this nocturnal animal and have successfully bred 17 Key Largo woodrats.

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  • We took foxes, coyotes, squirrels, woodrats, and scores of bird and reptile species, and in the process learned more about those animals than any college course could have taught us.

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  • We took foxes, coyotes, squirrels, woodrats, and scores of bird and reptile species, and in the process learned more about those animals than any college course could have taught us.

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  • It identifies packrats as woodrats and says they are characterized by hairy tails.

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