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Tropical Pocket Gopher
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Information
Range Mexico
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Geomyidae
Genus Geomys
Species G. tropicalis
Conservation Status
ENSpecies
Endangered

The Tropical pocket gopher (Geomys tropicalis) is a species of rodent in the family Geomyidae. It is endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitat is hot deserts. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Description[]

The tropical pocket gopher is cinnamon to brown on it's back and head. It's underparts have white fur, and it's tail is mostly naked. They have large front feet, along with small eyes and a thick body. Males are on average larger than females.

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