Japanese dormouse

Japanese dormouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Myoxidae
Subfamily : Myoxinae
Species : Glirulus japonicus


The Japanese dormouse 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

Japanese dormouse habitats
Forest and Temperate forest
Some facts about the
Japanese dormouse

Adult weight : 0.027 kg (0.0594 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 7 years

Gestation : 30 days

Litter size : 4

Litters per year : 2

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the Japanese dormouse

of Biology, 1 Hirosawa, Igaya, Kariya, Aichi, 448-0004 Japan The Japanese dormouse, Glirulus japonicus, is a protected species designated as a Natural Monument.

Japanese Dormouse is specified in the natural monument animal. (Full text)

The Japanese dormouse is a natural treasure and is at the brink of extinction. (Full text)

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