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NOAA Photo Library Image - nerr0383

Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve White-footed mouse - Peromyscus leucopus. This mouse is a prey species of owls - especially screech owls and barred owls. Unfortunately, this small rhodent is also an important host in the life cycle of the deer tick and the spread of Lyme disease.

Image ID: nerr0383, NOAA's Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island
Photo Date: 1996 October

Category: Estuaries/Fauna/

High Resolution Photo Available

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