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University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center

The California Mouse

Caption: The California mouse (Peromyscus californicus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae found in northwestern Mexico and central to southern California. Most rodents are polygamous, but the California mouse pair bonds, making it a model organism for researchers studying the genetics and implications of partner fidelity.

Credit: The University of California, Berkeley

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