Talas tuco-tuco

Talas tuco-tuco

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


The Talas tuco-tuco 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

Some facts about the

Adult weight : 0.1 kg (0.22 lbs)

Female maturity :243 days

Male maturity : 243 days

Gestation : 102 days

Weaning : 36 days

Litter size : 4

Weight at birth : 0.008 kg (0.0176 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.121 kg (0.2662 lbs)

Temperature : 35.85 °C (96.53 °F)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the Talas tuco-tuco

SUMMARY Ctenomys talarum is an herbivorous rodent that inhabits subterranean tunnels sealed to the surface.

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