Saunders's vlei rat

Saunders's vlei rat

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


The Saunder's 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 Saunders
A young / baby of a Saunders is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Saunders group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
South Africa

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