Texas kangaroo rat

Texas kangaroo rat

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

 

Keywords: pouch

The Texas kangaroo rat 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

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

Facts about the Texas kangaroo rat

Animal Description: With big bright eyes and soft fur, the Texas Kangaroo Rat is a truly adorable animal.

htm The Texas kangaroo rat is a rare rodent with habitat preferences unusual for a kangaroo rat.

In the area where they live, Texas Kangaroo Rats are listed as threatened.

Texas Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys elator) The Texas kangaroo rat is a rare rodent with habitat preferences unusual for a kangaroo rat.

The Texas kangaroo rat, Dipodomys elator, is a state-protected http://web.

year(s) Compatibility: Average (as compared to other rodents) Category: Mammals » Rodents Animal Description: With big bright eyes and soft fur, the Texas Kangaroo Rat is a truly adorable animal.

The Texas kangaroo rat, Dipodomys elator, is a state-protected nonegame species with a limited distribution in north-central Texas. (Full text)

The Texas kangaroo rat is a rare rodent with habitat preferences unusual for a kangaroo rat. (Full text)

Interestingly, Texas Kangaroo Rats are able to get moisture from unlikely places, such as seeds, and they can void without losing much water. (Full text)

The Texas Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys elator) is a rodent that gets its name from the tendency to hop on its hind legs like a kangaroo. (Full text)

The Texas Kangaroo Rat is only found in north-central Texas. (Full text)

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