Venezuelan fish-eating rat

Venezuelan fish-eating rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Neusticomys venezuelae

 

The Venezuelan fish-eating rat is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Venezuelan fisheating rat
A young / baby of a Venezuelan fisheating rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Venezuelan fisheating rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Guyana and Venezuela

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