Narrow-faced kangaroo rat

Narrow-faced kangaroo rat

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


The Narrow-faced 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 narrowfaced kangaroo rat
A young / baby of a narrowfaced kangaroo rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A narrowfaced kangaroo rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
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Facts about the narrow-faced kangaroo rat

The Narrow-faced Kangaroo Rat is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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