Bagobo rat

Bagobo rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Bullimus bagobus


The Bagobo 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 Bagobo rat
A young / baby of a Bagobo rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Bagobo rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.

Facts about the Bagobo rat

The large Mindanao forest rat, Bullimus bagobus, is endemic to the Mindanao Faunal Region while the Dinagat Hairy-tailed rat, Batomys russatus, is a newly described species (Musser, Heaney and Tabaranza, 1998) known previously only from Dingat Island.

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