Savile's bandicoot rat

Savile's bandicoot rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Bandicota savilei

 

The Savile's bandicoot 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 Savile
A young / baby of a Savile is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Savile group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Burma, Thailand and Vietnam

Facts about the Savile's bandicoot rat

The lesser bandicoot rat (Bandicota savilei) is a wild field rat commonly found in Thailand.

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