Hopkins's groove-toothed swamp rat

Hopkins's groove-toothed swamp rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Pelomys hopkinsi

 

The Hopkins's groove-toothed swamp rat 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 Hopkins
A young / baby of a Hopkins is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Hopkins group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda
Hopkins's groove-toothed swamp rat habitats
Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands and Wetlands (inland)

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