A small seed-eating hopping rodent with large cheek pouches and long hind legs, found in North America.
- Genus Microdipodops, family Heteromyidae: two species
- Blackstone growled down at the kangaroo mouse, before turning away.
- The tail of the kangaroo mouse is thickest in the middle, tapered at both ends, black tip, and no tuft.
- Activity is only observed from March to October, suggesting the kangaroo mice may hibernate.
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