Definición de kangaroo rat en inglés:

kangaroo rat

Saltos de línea: kan¦ga|roo rat

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  • A seed-eating hopping rodent with large cheek pouches and long hind legs, found from Canada to Mexico.
    • Genus Dipodomys, family Heteromyidae: several species
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    • Her research on the banner-tailed kangaroo rat, a rodent that lives in the desert southwest of the United States, shows evidence of foot-drumming used to communicate territorial ownership.
    • The kangaroo rat has long hind legs on which it hops - a bit like its Australian namesake in miniature.
    • Randall and Matocq showed that gopher snakes respond to footdrumming of the banner-tailed kangaroo rat.

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Palabra del día coloratura
Pronunciación: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody