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Wood mouse   /wʊd maʊs/   Listen
Wood mouse

Any of various New World woodland mice.

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"Wood mouse" Quotes from Famous Books

... another chapter in the shy, wild life of the fields and woods. Little Toohkees, the wood mouse that dies of fright in the author's hand; the mother otter, Keeonekh, teaching her little ones to swim; and the little red squirrel with his many curious habits,—all are presented with the same liveliness and color that characterize the descriptions ...
— Wood Folk at School • William J. Long

... before it leaves the parent hive sends out exploring parties to look up the future home. The woods and groves are searched through and through, and no doubt the privacy of many a squirrel and many a wood mouse is intruded upon. What cozy nooks and retreats they do spy out, so much more attractive than the painted hive in the garden, so much cooler in summer and so much ...
— Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes and, Other Papers • John Burroughs

Words linked to "Wood mouse" :   Peromyscus leucopus, white-footed mouse, vesper mouse, pygmy mouse, Baiomys taylori, mouse, Peromyscus eremicus, deer mouse, cotton mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus, cactus mouse, Peromyscus gossypinus

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