Cansdale's swamp rat

Cansdale's swamp rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Malacomys cansdalei


The Cansdale's swamp rat is listed as Least Concern. 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 Cansdale
A young / baby of a Cansdale is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Cansdale group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana
Cansdale's swamp rat habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Moist Lowland

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