Highland gerbil mouse

Highland gerbil mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Eligmodontia typus


The Highland gerbil 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 highland gerbil mouse
A young / baby of a highland gerbil mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A highland gerbil mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Argentina and Chile
Some facts about the
Highland gerbil mouse

Adult weight : 0.021 kg (0.0462 lbs)

Female maturity :49 days

Gestation : 18 days

Weaning : 18 days

Litter size : 6

Weight at birth : 0.002 kg (0.0044 lbs)

Body mass : 0.018 kg (0.0396 lbs)

Temperature : 36.85 °C (98.33 °F)

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