Mt. Oku rat

Mt. Oku rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Lamottemys okuensis


The Mt. oku rat is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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

Facts about the Mt. Oku rat

Oku Rat or Lamottemys okuensis is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Endangered due to B1+2c.

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