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Southern Grasshopper Mouse
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Range Mexico and in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah in the United States.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Cricetidae
Genus Onychomys
Species O. torridus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Southern grasshopper mouse, (Onychomys torridus), is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Mexico and in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah in the United States. It is notable for its resistance to venom, and routinely kills and eats arizona bark scorpions, a species with a highly poisonous sting.

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