Bush vlei rat

Bush vlei rat

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


The Bush vlei rat, karoo bush 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 bush vlei rat
A young / baby of a bush vlei rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A bush vlei rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Namibia and South Africa
Bush vlei rat habitats
Shrubland and Temperate Shrubland

Facts about the bush vlei rat

Bush Vlei Rat or Otomys unisulcatus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Least Concern .

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