Rudd's mole rat

Rudd's mole rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Rhizomyinae
Species : Tachyoryctes ruddi


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

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