Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Rattus foramineus
The Hole rat is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the hole ratA young / baby of a hole rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A hole rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Facts about the hole rat
Allow a small portion of the bait to extend through the hole - rats are very cautious, and this provides an opportunity for the rat to sample the nutter butter without entering the trap.
Allow a small portion of the peanut butter to extend through the hole - rats are very cautious, and this provides an opportunity for the rat to sample the peanut butter without entering the trap.More animals beginning with H