Northwestern fat mouse

Northwestern fat mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Dendromurinae
Species : Steatomys caurinus


The Northwestern fat 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 northwestern fat mouse
A young / baby of a northwestern fat mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A northwestern fat mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Northwestern fat mouse habitats
Shrubland and Subtropical / Tropical Dry Shrubland

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