Big-eared swamp rat

Big-eared swamp rat

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


The Big-eared 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 bigeared swamp rat
A young / baby of a bigeared swamp rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A bigeared swamp rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Big-eared swamp rat habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Moist Lowland

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