Namaqua rock rat

Namaqua rock rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Aethomys namaquensis

 

The Namaqua rock rat is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Namaqua rock rat
A young / baby of a Namaqua rock rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Namaqua rock rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Some facts about the
Rock mouse

Adult weight : 0.048 kg (0.1056 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 5 years

Weaning : 24 days

Litter size : 4

Litters per year : 2

Weight at birth : 0.003 kg (0.0066 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.013 kg (0.0286 lbs)

Body mass : 0.063 kg (0.1386 lbs)

Temperature : 36.85 °C (98.33 °F)

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