Shortridge's rat

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Shortridge's rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Thallomys shortridgei


The Shortridge's rat is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Shortridge
A young / baby of a Shortridge is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Shortridge group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
South Africa
Shortridge's rat habitats
Shrubland and Subtropical / Tropical Dry Shrubland

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