Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Mus setulosus
The Peter's mouse 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 PeterA young / baby of a Peter is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Peter group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
CountriesBenin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of the, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo and Uganda
Facts about the Peter's mouse
" Peter's mouse is also asleep, amidst the books,"Nell Doggy Heaven" is inscribed behind Santa's head, a reference to The Perry's dog who died while Peter was carving this piece.
Peter's mouse is also asleep, amidst the books, Nell Doggy Heaven is inscribed behind Santa's head, a reference to The Perry's dog who died while Peter was carving this piece.
Peter's mouse is nestled in the wing of the pigeon.
"Peter's mouse is very exciting," says Bates. (Full text)More animals beginning with P