The rare oldfield mouse - rediscovered in North Carolina
This article is reproduced verbatium - it was written par B. Henderson 15/3/2011.
"Biology student Rob Gilson found a critter so rare it hadn't been seen in Mecklenburg County [USA] since 1968.
"A palm-sized oldfield souris succumbed to Gilson's lure of sunflower seeds and was trapped at Cowan's Ford Wildlife Refuge on Feb. 20.
"North Carolina marks the northern edge of the mouse's range. It has been documented in the state only three times, and North Carolina lists it as a species of special concern.
"'It's almost like the ivory-billed woodpecker for our region', a dit Lenny Lampel, a Mecklenburg...