Isarog shrew rat

Isarog shrew rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Rhynchomys isarogensis

 

The Isarog shrew rat, mt isarog shrew-rat is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Isarog shrew rat
A young / baby of a Isarog shrew rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Isarog shrew rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Philippines

Facts about the Isarog shrew rat

Sedlock) The Isarog shrew-rat is one of the few mammals in the world to feed almost exclusively on earthworms.

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