Thin sand rat

Thin sand rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Gerbillinae
Species : Psammomys vexillaris


The Thin sand rat is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the thin sand rat
A young / baby of a thin sand rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A thin sand rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Algeria, Libya and Tunisia

Facts about the thin sand rat

Thin Sand Rat or Psammomys vexillaris is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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