Tag: Allegheny woodrats

April 3, 2020

Watch: Allegheny woodrats disappear from parts of their range

Threatened Allegheny woodrats are disappearing from areas in Pennsylvania, according to state officials with the Pennsylvania Game Commission. In 2017 in Clinton County, the commission deployed 13 trail cameras to...

March 9, 2016

What’s on the menu for Allegheny woodrats?

It’s difficult for a population to persist when its main food source has disappeared. Allegheny woodrats (Neotoma magister) faced this firsthand when American chestnuts were extirpated and forests transitioned to...