Angoni vlei rat

Angoni vlei rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Otomyinae
Species : Otomys angoniensis


The Angoni vlei rat 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 Angoni vlei rat
A young / baby of a Angoni vlei rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Angoni vlei rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.

Facts about the Angoni vlei rat

Angoni Vlei Rat The Angoni Vlei Rat is medium to large in size compared to other murids.

Behavior Angoni Vlei Rats are usually solitary but sometimes are found in pairs.

Geographic Range The Angoni Vlei Rat is distributed in parts of South Africa (Meester et al). (Full text)

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