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Jumping Mouse

A federal court in New Mexico ruled against two cattlemen’s associations that wanted to overturn the designation of a critical habitat for the endangered New Mexico jumping meadow mouse. The mouse is also known as the “kangaroo mouse” because of its looks and the fact that it can leap more than two feet into the air.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A federal court in New Mexico ruled against two cattlemen’s associations that wanted to overturn the designation of a critical habitat for the endangered New Mexico jumping meadow mouse. The mouse is also known as the “kangaroo mouse” because of its looks and the fact that it can leap more than two feet into the air.

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