San Quintin kangaroo rat

San Quintin kangaroo rat

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

 

The San quintin kangaroo rat is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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

Facts about the San Quintin kangaroo rat

Fish & Game); Fresno Kangaroo Rat (40 Kb GIF); Stephens' Kangaroo Rat (16 Kb JPEG); The San Quintin kangaroo rat is found in flat land with low vegetation. (Full text)

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