Rats and Mice

Muridae

Spinifex Hopping-mouse

Spinifex Hopping-mouse

What does it look like? The Spinifex Hopping-mouse is pale brown above, washed with reddish-orange, with black guard hairs, and greyish face and snout. Underparts white to greyish-white, with small naked throat-patch. Tail long (about 125 per cent of head-body), with fine tufted tip of whitish-grey hairs. Rear feet elongated. Where does it live? Arid central Australia, from central west coast...