Dusky hopping mouse

Dusky hopping mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Notomys fuscus

 

Keywords: tail , orange , white , nocturnal

The Dusky hopping mouse is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the dusky hopping mouse
A young / baby of a dusky hopping mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A dusky hopping mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Countries
Australia

Facts about the dusky hopping mouse

Food Habits Notomys fuscus is like other hopping-mice in that it does not drink, but obtains all its water and food requirements from a diet of seeds, berries, leaves, green plants and occasionally insects.

Notomys fuscus The Dusky Hopping Mouse (Notomys fuscus) is an Australian native rodent specialised for the deep desert.

The Dusky Hopping Mouse (Notomys fuscus) is an Australian native rodent specialised for the deep desert.

The Dusky Hopping-mouse is a nocturnal, mostly granivorous native rodent of weight range 30-50g (Dickman 1993).

The Dusky Hopping-mouse is a [CITIES-listed Endangered Species]

The Dusky Hopping Mouse is classified as vulnerable. (Wiki)

The Dusky Hopping MouseThe dusky-hopping mouse is a nocturnal (Full text)

Danger : The Dusky Hopping-mouse is endangered by European settlement especially cats and foxes. (Full text)

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