Large bamboo rat

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Large bamboo rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Rhizomyinae
Species : Rhizomys sumatrensis

 

The Large bamboo 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 large bamboo rat
A young / baby of a large bamboo rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A large bamboo rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Some facts about the
Large bamboo rat

Adult weight : 3 kg (6.6 lbs)

Weaning : 91 days

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