Mindoro striped rat

Mindoro striped rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Chrotomys mindorensis

 

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

Facts about the Mindoro striped rat

Chrotomys mindorensis) is believed the nemesis of the giant earthworm that has long been a problem and has even threatened to wash out one of the world’s agriculture landmarks.

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