Southern Bog Lemming

Synaptomys coopert

Image of Southern Bog Lemming[+ ZOOM] Southern Bog Lemming © LL Master

Description: Mouse-like. Brownish gray. Ears short, nearly concealed. Shallow groove near outer edge of upper gnawing tooth.

Habitat: Feeds on berries and vegetation. occasional in open lowland bogs with sphagnum, sedges, and heaths.

Body: 3 1/2 - 4 1/2" Tail: 1/3 - 7/8"

 
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