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Painted Big-eared Mouse
Auliscomys pictus (Smit)
Information
Range Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Cricetidae
Genus Auliscomys
Species Auliscomys pictus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Painted big-eared mouse (Auliscomys pictus), is a species of big-eared mouse in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru.

Painted Big-Eared Mice In Fiction

* Stuart Little is from the book and film Stuart Little. He is also from Stuart Little 2 and Stuart Little 3. In the book, he appears to be a painted big-eared mouse. But in the film, he is a Domestic white mouse. The story is that Stuart Little is a young mouse who cannot find his parents. So, he enters a human house when he is loved.

* Timothy is from the 1940's Walt Disney film Dumbo. In the film, he helps the protagonist and title character become famous. He appears to be a painted big-eared mouse.

* Celeste is from the book A Nest For Celeste. In the book, she is trying to find a home. She appears to be a painted big-eared mouse.

* Despereaux is from the book and film The Tale of Despereaux. In the book, he appears to be a painted big-eared mouse. But in the film, he appears to an unknown kind of mouse. The story is the Despereaux is a young mouse who is made fun of for his unusually big ears. But one day, he is given an extraordinary task that only he is right for. 

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