Andean pygmy rice rat

Andean pygmy rice rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Oligoryzomys andinus

 

The Andean pygmy rice rat 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 Andean pygmy rice rat
A young / baby of a Andean pygmy rice rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Andean pygmy rice rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Bolivia and Peru

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