Giant mole rat

Giant mole rat

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


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

Facts about the giant mole rat

But I gotta go—the Giant Mole-Rats are coming!

Solid proof that the Great Giant Mole Rat is the Planar Emperor, commander of time, creator of Weetabix.

The giant mole rat is the main food item; other prey includes grass rats and hares.

When present in the hunting range, giant mole-rats are the primary component of the diet. (Full text)

The giant mole-rat is found only in Bale N. (Full text)

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