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Two species of tawny brown singing mice that live deep in the mountain cloud forests of Costa Rica and Panama set their boundaries by emitting high-pitched trills
Sumichrast's vesper rat (Nyctomys sumichrasti) can be found in a range that extends from southern Mexico into Panama. It is an arboreal rodent, an odd occurrence in nature, preferring to build nests out of leaves and twigs in the trees. It is most active at night, making it a nocturnal rodent. The main diet of this rat consists of plant materials such as figs and avocados. Sumichrast's vesper rat can have an average body length of up to 5.1 inches, and tail length between 3.3 and 6.1...
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.