Definition of wood rat in English:

wood rat

Syllabification: wood rat

noun

  • another term for pack rat.
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    • The hawks hunt cooperatively with several birds simultaneously swooping on their prey, which consists of woodrats, jackrabbits, and other birds.
    • These shelters help to make the nest cooler in the hot summer and to retain the woodrat's body heat in the desert's cold winter.
    • Metabolic costs increase by approximately 16% for the diurnal ground squirrel, but less than 4% for the nocturnal woodrat.

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