Bunny rat

Bunny rat

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 rat
A 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'.
Argentina, Chile and Uruguay
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)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

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)

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