Silinda rock rat

Silinda rock rat

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

 

The Selinda veld rat, silinda rock 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 Silinda rock rat
A young / baby of a Silinda rock rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Silinda rock rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Zimbabwe
Silinda rock rat habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Dry forest

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