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Southern Plains Woodrat Neotoma micropus

Track Hindprint 1 1/8 - 1 1/2" (29-37mm) long.

Sign Large nest structure may be 4-5' (1.2-1.5 m) high, is constructed of sticks, cactus parts, thorns, and other debris, usually near or under a cactus; up to 5 entrances, with thorns and cactus placed around them. Trails radiating from structure are often visible. Nest chamber a globular mass lined with fine grasses.