Woosnam's broad-headed mouse

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Woosnam's broad-headed mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Zelotomys woosnami

 

The Woosnam's broad-headed mouse, woosnam's zelotomys 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 Woosnam
A young / baby of a Woosnam is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Woosnam group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Woosnam's broad-headed mouse habitats
Dry savanna and Savanna
Some facts about the
South African broad-headed mouse

Adult weight : 0.055 kg (0.121 lbs)

Gestation : 31 days

Litter size : 5

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

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