Mountain degu

Mountain degu

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Octodontidae
Species : Octodontomys gliroides

 

The Mountain degu is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. 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

Countries
Argentina, Bolivia and Chile
Some facts about the
Chozchoz

Adult weight : 0.158 kg (0.3476 lbs)

Gestation : 104 days

Weaning : 42 days

Litter size : 2

Weight at birth : 0.018 kg (0.0396 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.154 kg (0.3388 lbs)

Temperature : 36.85 °C (98.33 °F)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the mountain degu

Mountain Degu or Octodontomys gliroides is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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