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Neotoma bunkeri

Coronados Island Woodrat

Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae

 

Conservation Status: Extinct.


The Coronados Island Woodrat lives, or lived, only on Coronados Island, a small island off the coast of Baja California, Mexico. None have been caught since 1932. If it is extinct, it was probably a victim of habitat destruction and predation by domestic cats.

Also known as:
Bunker’s Woodrat

Length:
Range: Head and Body: 150-230 mm; Tail: 75-240 mm

Weight:
Range: 199-450 g

References:

Burt, W.H., 1932. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History, 7:181.

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Mammal Species of the World

Distribution of Neotoma bunkeri