Sumatran spiny rat

Sumatran spiny rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Maxomys hylomyoides

 

The Sumatran spiny rat 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 Sumatran spiny rat
A young / baby of a Sumatran spiny rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Sumatran spiny rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Indonesia

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