Mearns's pouched mouse

Mearns's pouched mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Cricetomyinae
Species : Saccostomus mearnsi


The Mearns's pouched mouse is listed as Least Concern. 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 Mearns
A young / baby of a Mearns is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Mearns group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.

Facts about the Mearns's pouched mouse

Mearns's Pouched Mouse or Saccostomus mearnsi is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern . (Full text)

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