White-faced tree rat

White-faced tree rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Echimyidae
Subfamily : Echimyinae
Species : Echimys chrysurus

 

Keywords: white

The White-faced tree rat is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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

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