Tag: mammal

August 14, 2020

Watch: Tiny mouse is world’s highest-dwelling mammal

The yellow-rumped leaf-eared mouse is a tiny mammal, but it stands over 22,000 feet tall. Recently found at the summit of Volcán Llullaillaco, a dormant volcano on the border of...

May 10, 2016

American bison becomes first national mammal

On Monday, May 9, President Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act into law, making the American bison (Bison bison bison) the first national mammal of the United States. Millions...