Mexican water mouse

Mexican water mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Rheomys mexicanus

 

The Mexican water mouse 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 Mexican water mouse
A young / baby of a Mexican water mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Mexican water mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Countries
Mexico

Facts about the Mexican water mouse

Mexican Water Mouse or Rheomys mexicanus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Near Threatened .

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