Greater long-tailed pouched rat

Greater long-tailed pouched rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Cricetomyinae
Species : Beamys major


The Greater hamster-rat, greater long-tailed pouched rat, long-tailed pouched rat is listed as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the greater longtailed pouched rat
A young / baby of a greater longtailed pouched rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A greater longtailed pouched rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia

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