Wilson's spiny mouse

Wilson's spiny mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Acomys wilsoni


The Wilson's spiny mouse is listed as Least Concern. 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 Wilson
A young / baby of a Wilson is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Wilson group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Some facts about the
African spiny mouse

Adult weight : 0.02 kg (0.044 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 6 years

Gestation : 39 days

Litters per year : 4

Weight at weaning : 0.01 kg (0.022 lbs)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

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