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Common Name:Gopher, Western Pocket
Scientific Name:Thomomys mazama
Family:Geomyidae (Pocket Gophers)
Area:Fairview Wetlands - Salem, Oregon
Date:December 26, 2014

The other close species, the Northern Pocket Gopher has round ears, the Western Pocket Gopher has pointed ears.

Reference:National Audubon Society Field Guide to Mammals by Whitaker