| The Puebla Deermouse lives more than a mile high in the mountains of southeastern Puebla, Mexico. As with other deermice, it is nocturnal. Its large eyes and ears help it navigate and avoid predators as it scurries around at night looking for seeds and other foods.
Head and Body: 70-170 mm; Tail: 40-205 mm
15 to more than 110 g
Merriam, C.H., 1898. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 12:124.
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