Can you tell what type of rodent this is? I thought at first Dusky-footed Woodrat, but the ears seem to be too small.
Kevin, Santa Barbara - May 19, 2023
Thanks for sharing your mystery rodent. From the photo, this looks like a pocket gopher to me. You might be interested in this earlier query about a pocket gopher, too.
Curator of Vertebrate Zoology Krista Fahy, Ph.D.