Sandy mole rat

Sandy mole rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Spalacinae
Species : Spalax arenarius


The Sandy mole 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 sandy mole rat
A young / baby of a sandy mole rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A sandy mole rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.

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