Ord's kangaroo rat
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Heteromyidae
Subfamily : Dipodomyinae
Species : Dipodomys ordii
The Ord's 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 OrdA young / baby of a Ord is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Ord group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Some facts about the
Ord's kangaroo rat
Adult weight : 0.057 kg (0.1254 lbs)
Maximum longevity : 10 years
Female maturity :61 days
Gestation : 29 days
Weaning : 34 days
Litter size : 3
Litters per year : 2
Interval between litters : 143 days
Weight at birth : 0.005 kg (0.011 lbs)
Body mass : 0.048 kg (0.1056 lbs)
Temperature : 34.85 °C (94.73 °F)
Facts about the Ord's kangaroo rat
) are controlled for collection, importation and possession; (xvii) Desert kangaroo rat, Heteromyidae Family (Dipodomys deserti) is controlled for collection, importation and possession; (xviii) Merriam's kangaroo rat, Heteromyidae Family (Dipodomys merriami) is controlled for collection, importation and possession; (xix) Ord's kangaroo rat, Heteromyidae Family (Dipodomys ordii) is controlled for collection, importation and possession; (xx) Abert's squirrel, Sciuridae Family, (Sciurus aberti navajo) is prohibited for collection, importation and possession; (xxi) Black-tailed prairie dog, Sciuridae Family (Cynomys ludovicianus) is controlled for collection, and prohibited for importation and possession;
Robert Blake, Nick Miller, Miranda Neuschwanger, Justin Trujillo, and Lea Woods *High School* Colorado High School , Biology Class , High School Students with Nikki Smith ( Woodlin High School Biology Teacher) Class Project: Understanding differences in physiology of Dipodomys Ordii, Kangaroo rat Dipodomys ordii is a species of kangaroo rat that is found widespread throughout Northern and Southern Colorado and also throughout the western United States.
ABSTRACT Ordâ€™s kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ordii) is currently listed as an endangered species within the Province of Alberta.
Ord's Kangaroo Rat is a 'pest' (an unwanted organism) that can be controlled through the use of pesticides. (Full text)
The Ord's Kangaroo Rat is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)
Animal Description: One of the most common species of kangaroo rat, the Ord's Kangaroo Rat is certainly adorable.
Ord’s Kangaroo Rat is a small mammal found in the Middle Sand Hills region of southeastern Alberta and one of seven endangered species in the province. (Full text)
Ordâ€™s Kangaroo Rat is active all winter in Texas, but farther north it is seldom seen above ground in very cold weather.
TAXONOMY : The currently accepted scientific name for Ord's kangaroo rat is Dipodomys ordii Woodhouse. (Full text)
year(s) Compatibility: Average (as compared to other rodents) Category: Mammals » Rodents Animal Description: One of the most common species of kangaroo rat, the Ord's Kangaroo Rat is certainly adorable.
The Ordâ€™s Kangaroo Rat is one such INL desert resident.
Distribution: Ord's kangaroo rats are found in sandy, semi-arid regions throughout central Mexico, the Great Plains and the western United States. (Full text)
Ord's Kangaroo Rats are usually found in sandy soils, into which they burrow.
Ord's kangaroo rats are nocturnal. (Full text)
Ord’s Kangaroo Rats are not vermin like Norway Rats, nor are they closely related. (Full text)
In Canada Ord's kangaroo rats are confined to open, sandy areas with a sparse cover of sagebrush (Artemisia spp. (Full text)
Ord's Kangaroo Rats are a species of "Special Concern" in Canada and "May Be at Risk" in Alberta.More animals beginning with O