Magellanic tuco-tuco

Magellanic tuco-tuco

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Ctenomyidae
Species : Ctenomys magellanicus

 

The Magellanic tuco-tuco 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

Countries
Argentina and Chile
Magellanic tuco-tuco habitats
Grassland and Subtropical / Tropical Dry Grassland

Facts about the Magellanic tuco-tuco

Ctenomys magellanicus is the southernmost species of the group and the only one living in Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego (Argentina).

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