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Old 05-06-2017, 09:52 AM   #12
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As prominent as a wood rats?
A woodrat is described as being substantially larger than what I saw.
http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/6975.html

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... weighs up to a pound, roughly the size of a grey squirrel. Allegheny woodrats measure approximately 16 inches long, half of which is tail.
Plus a woodrat's tail is covered by 1/3" long hairs while what I saw was more like a chipmunk's tail in terms of hair length. There was nothing rat or mouse-like about its tail. That characteristic alone excludes mice, shrews, and voles.
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