Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Reithrodon auritus
The Bunny rat is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. 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 bunny ratA young / baby of a bunny rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A bunny rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Some facts about the
Bunny or coney rat
Adult weight : 0.072 kg (0.1584 lbs)
Maximum longevity : 6 years
Female maturity :61 days
Litter size : 5
Body mass : 0.079 kg (0.1738 lbs)
Facts about the bunny rat
Bunny Rat or Reithrodon auritus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .
the kitty (no login)bunny rats are mentioned in two songs that I know of- "jumpin' around like a buncha little bunny rats"
Well of Coure the Bunny Rat is Star Material.
and I believe in the tooth fairy, Easter bunny, RATS are honest American loving people, etc. (Full text)
i sure could use a cage , my bunny rat is in a old Fish Aquarium :/ (Full text)
:bunny: Rats are smart and you can train them! (Full text)More animals beginning with B