Mammal Monday 28: zoos have more animals than they think!

and here is one of them: I bet the Striped field mouse (Apodemus agrarius) is not on the list of animals kept at the Tierpark Friedrichsfelde in Berlin. It does, however, inhabit the sally gate into the wallaby enclosure.

in fact, I didn’t just see a Striped field mouse – I saw two Striped field mice!

there was a mouse hole in the gravel that formed the path, too – apparently, the gates and fence make it hard for predatory birds to get at the mice, and impossible for foxes and consorts.

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About Heinrich Mallison

I'm a dinosaur biomech guy working at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin.
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