Ryukyu spiny rat

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Ryukyu spiny rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Tokudaia osimensis


The Ryukyu spiny rat is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Ryukyu spiny rat
A young / baby of a Ryukyu spiny rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Ryukyu spiny rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Ryukyu spiny rat habitats
Forest and Temperate forest

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