Big-headed mole rat (Tachyoryctes macrocephalus)

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Big-headed mole rat fact file

Big-headed mole rat description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilySpalacidae
GenusTachyoryctes (1)

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Big-headed mole rat status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Big-headed mole rat poking head from burrow  
Big-headed mole rat poking head from burrow

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