Conservation and Trapping News

States join forces to save disappearing Allegheny woodrat
Nov 22, 2022 07:32 ET

Wildlife managers throughout Chesapeake Bay states have joined forces in perhaps a last-ditch effort to save the Allegheny woodrat. Name notwithstanding, the squirrel-sized rodent is more closely related to mice and hamsters than to the infamous brown or Norway rat. Often described as “cute,” it is an impish and secretive, but inquisitive, animal important to forest ecosystems.

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