Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Mus orangiae
The Free state pygmy mouse, orange mouse 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 orange mouseA young / baby of a orange mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A orange mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Orange mouse habitatsArable Land, Artificial / Terrestrial, Grassland, Pastureland and Subtropical / Tropical High Altitude Grassland
Facts about the orange mouse
#4, the orange mouse is just a new one coming from Microsoft.
Photographer D-AIRY (cn 901) The orange mouse is the logo of a well-known program on German TV, and the construction of this aircraft (D-AIRY) was featured in one of the shows. (Full text)
This ecoregion contains a higher number of mammals, although only the orange mouse (Mus orangiae) is restricted to the ecoregion, and the rough-haired golden mole (Chrysospalax villosa) is near-endemic. (Full text)More animals beginning with O