Perognathus longimembris pacificus
Logan Hill-Walker 1st period
The pacific pocket mouse
Species: Perognathus longimembris
Images of the Pacific Pocket Mouse
In this picture you can see the size of a pocket mouse compared to a human's thumb.
Once again, you can see the size of a pacific pocket mouse in comparison to a person's hand.
An up-close and personal look at an adult Pacific Pocket Mouse.
Threats to the Pocket Mouse
Is the Pacific Pocket Mouse important? Yes.
1) DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)
a. They helped the PPM by fixing their habitat.
2) The Endangered Habitats League
a. The Endangered Habitats League (EHL) is Southern California's only regional conservation organization.
b. They focus on endangered species protection in Orange, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, and Los Angeles Counties.
c. They make sure regularly that the PPM are still healthy and taken care of.
This is a breeding facility in California that aids in the increase of the Pacific Pocket Mouse.
This is a image with a momma PPM and a new born PPM in captivity.
This is why they call them Pacific Pocket Mice because they have pockets in their cheeks to hold seeds for later.