Andean mouse

Andean mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Andinomys edax


The Andean mouse 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 Andean mouse
A young / baby of a Andean mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Andean mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru

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