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Baja Pocket Mouse

Chaetodipus rudinoris

The Baja Pocket Mouse belongs to a group of pocket mice that have been split from the Bailey’s Pocket Mouse (Chaetodipus baileyi), but was once thought to be a subspecies the Bailey’s Pocket Mouse. With the advent of genetic diagnosis, it has been deemed its own status as a species in . Presently science recognises six sub-species of C. rudinoris, but one of those has believed extinct since 1975 (due to predation by feral cats).

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