Dipodomys merriami are important in dispersing seeds of plants in arid regions. Their burrowing and digging is thought to aerate and fertilize soil. (www.desert.usa.com/aug96/du_krat.html )
This article is unpublished.
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Lancaster, E. 2000. "Dipodomys merriami" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed July 12, 2009 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Dipodomys_merriami.html.
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