Forrest's mouse

Forrest's mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Leggadina forresti


The Forrest's mouse is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Forrest
A young / baby of a Forrest is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Forrest group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.

Facts about the Forrest's mouse

The Forrest's mouse (Leggadina forresti) is listed as VULNERABLE on the schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act. (Full text)

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