Fossorial giant rat

Fossorial giant rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Kunsia fronto


The Fossorial giant rat is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the fossorial giant rat
A young / baby of a fossorial giant rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A fossorial giant rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Argentina and Brazil
Fossorial giant rat habitats
Dry savanna and Savanna

Facts about the fossorial giant rat

The Fossorial Giant Rat is rare to see in the wild. (Full text)

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