Gulf Coast kangaroo rat

Gulf Coast kangaroo rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Heteromyidae
Subfamily : Dipodomyinae
Species : Dipodomys compactus

 

The Gulf coast kangaroo rat 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

Namings for the Gulf Coast kangaroo rat
A young / baby of a Gulf Coast kangaroo rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Gulf Coast kangaroo rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Mexico and United States

Facts about the Gulf Coast kangaroo rat

The Gulf Coast Kangaroo Rat is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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