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Long-eared jerboa: This tiny rodent was first caught on film in 2007. They live in parts of China and Mongolia, and it's believed that their ears help them cool off in the desert.

They may not be HUGE but they are unusual in shape and size: Jerboas are technically desert dwelling rodents who live primarily in Northern Africa and Asia, but let's face it- they might actually be the cutest animals in existence.

Wood mouse retrieving hazelnut

Different acorns, different journeys? A wood mouse gathering a hazelnut for winter food.

The world’s largest rodent species, the capybara, sometimes called the giant guinea pig, comes from parts of South America and can grow up to 1.3 meters in length.

The world’s largest rodent species, the capybara, sometimes called the giant guinea pig, comes from parts of South America and can grow up to meters in length.

The maras (Dolichotis) are a genus of the cavy family. They are the sole representatives of the subfamily Dolichotinae.[1] These large relatives of guinea pigs are common in the Patagonian steppes of Argentina but live in other areas of South America as well such as Paraguay. Maras are the fourth largest rodent in the world, after capybaras, beavers, and porcupines, reaching about 45 cm (18 in) in height.

Mara ~ These large relatives of guinea pigs are common in the Patagonian steppes of Argentina, but also live in Paraguay and elsewhere in South America. Maras are the fourth-largest rodent in the world, after capybaras, beavers, and porcupines

Little mouse by Alannah-Hawker

Little mouse by Alannah-Hawker

The Weasel is the fastest, fiercest, thinnest carnivore, able to chase a rodent through any crevice or down any burrow. by Cindy Goeddel

The Weasel (Mustela erminea) or doninha is the fastest, fiercest, thinnest carnivore, able to chase a rodent through any crevice or down any burrow. by Cindy Goeddel

Oh my Lord!!  Will you look at this?!!!!  I need to move countries just so I can be around these adorable little rodents!

What Do Squirrels Like to Eat?

Le festin .....

Le festin .....

Harvest Mouse.Harvest mice are Europe’s smallest rodents with a remarkable prehensile tail. This long, hairless ‘limb’ aids climbing through the tall, dense vegetation of their meadow, hedgerow and crop field homes. In the UK, they are rarely found north of Yorkshire or in Wales.Harvest mice weave complex spherical nests out of grass. The one-use breeding nest is roughly the size of a cricket ball and built about a metre above ground in spring and summer.

Harvest mice are Europe’s smallest rodents with a remarkable…

Serendipitous Wanderings

Stop Squirrel Bloodbath In Holley, New York The fire department in Holley…

Animals that Start With D - (Dormouse) This small and cute creature belongs to the rodent family and was found in Europe. 29 species of this mouse are present worldwide and are mostly known for the long periods of hibernation in the cold months. It can grow to 25 cm long and that is depending on which species belongs and can move easily without being noticed. #AnimalsthatStartWithD #Dormouse

25 Spectacular Animals that start with the Letter D

Squirrel and Friend

Squirrel and Friend