Peruvian bamboo rat

Peruvian bamboo rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Echimyidae
Subfamily : Dactylomyinae
Species : Dactylomys peruanus

 

The Peruvian bamboo rat is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Peruvian bamboo rat
A young / baby of a Peruvian bamboo rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Peruvian bamboo rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Bolivia and Peru
Peruvian bamboo rat habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Moist Lowland

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