Northern birch mouse

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Northern birch mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Dipodidae
Subfamily : Sicistinae
Species : Sicista betulina

 

Keywords: tail , hibernate

The Northern birch mouse is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the northern birch mouse
A young / baby of a northern birch mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A northern birch mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Northern birch mouse habitats
Forest and Temperate forest
Some facts about the
Northern birch mouse

Adult weight : 0.008 kg (0.0176 lbs)

Female maturity :365 days

Male maturity : 365 days

Gestation : 31 days

Weaning : 38 days

Litter size : 5

Litters per year : 1

Body mass : 0.01 kg (0.022 lbs)

Temperature : 35.85 °C (96.53 °F)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the northern birch mouse

Northern birch mouse Sicista betulina is a glacial relict, and Alpine shrew Sorex alpinus pre-glacial.

De berkenmuis (Sicista betulina) is een zeer zeldzame huppelmuis die voorkomt in de bossen van Europa en Azië tot voorbij het Baikalmeer. (Wiki)

The Northern Birch-Mouse is a nocturnal animal.

Northern birch mouse is a glacial relict, and Alpine shrew pre-glacial.

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