• Cedar Breaks amphitheater

    Cedar Breaks

    National Monument Utah

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Rodents

yellow bellied marmot
Yellow-bellied Marmot
Courtesy of Paula Hamilton
 

 

Bushy-tailed Wood Rat (Neotoma cinerea)

Canyon Mouse (Peromyscus crinitus)

Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus)

Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel (Citellus lateralis)

Great Basin Pocket Mouse (Perognathus parvus)

House Mouse (Mus musculus)

Longtail Vole (Microtus longicaudus)

Mountain Vole (Microtus montanus)

Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus)

Northern Pocket Gopher (Thomomys talpoides)

Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus)

Pinyon Mouse (Peromyscus truei)

Porcupine (Erethison dorsatum)

Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)

Uinta Chipmunk (Eutamias umbrinus)

Western Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis)

Yellow-bellied Marmot (Marmota flaviventris)

Did You Know?

Southern Paiute

When the Southern Paiute occupied this region, they referred to it as "u-map-wich," which translates to "the place where the rocks are sliding down constantly."