Delicate mouse

Delicate mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Mus tenellus


The Delicate 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 delicate mouse
A young / baby of a delicate mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A delicate mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Delicate mouse habitats
Dry savanna and Savanna

Facts about the delicate mouse

The Delicate Mouse is a very small native rodent that ranges in weight from 6-15g. (Full text)

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