Kemp's thicket rat

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Kemp's thicket rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Thamnomys kempi


The Kemp's thicket 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 Kemp
A young / baby of a Kemp is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Kemp group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Kemp's thicket rat habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Moist Montane

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