The wood lemming (Myopus schisticolor) is a species of rodents in the family Cricetidae. It belongs to the Arvicolinae subfamily of rodents, so is a relative of the voles, lemmings, and muskrats. It is found in the taiga biome of China, Finland, Mongolia, Norway, Russia, and Sweden.
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... Breeding and reproduction usually happen in the winter months ... Females reach sexual maturity at the age of 22–40 days, while males reach sexual maturity beginning around 44 days old and not before they reach a body weight of 20 grams ...
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