Island mouse

Island mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Nesomyinae
Species : Nesomys rufus


The Island mouse is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. 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 island mouse
A young / baby of a island mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A island mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.

Facts about the island mouse

After traveling to an exotic island, Mouse is asked to compose a wedding song for the local princess, a young woman named Loreiyu.

Island Mouse or Nesomys rufus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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