ANIMALS OF AMAZONIA
Gorgas Rice RatScientific Name: Marmosops handley
facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.
Scientific Name: Ateles hybridus
The Galapagos rice 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 Galapagos rice rat A young / baby of a Galapagos rice rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Galapagos rice rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Galapagos rice rat habitats Shrubland and Subtropical / Tropical Dry Shrubland Facts about the Galapagos rice rat For instance, the endemic (occurring only on the Galapagos) rice-rat is almost extinct because ships brought in the much more powerful black and brown rats.