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Cotton Mouse Peromyscus gossypinus

Track Hindprints are 1/2 - 3/4" (13-17mm) long, with 5 toes showing; foreprints smaller, with 4 toes; both feet have outer toes pointing to the side. Hindprints are placed in front of foreprints.

Sign Nests, elevated as much as 23' (6090 cm) off the ground, are often on sandy ridges along bayous, in palmetto scrub, or in or under logs or other protected places.