Animal Species

Naked Mole Rat
Did you know?

Mole rats have a colony structure that includes 1 breeding pair, workers, and non-workers that protect the female!

Sponsors
Peggy Griffin
Habitat
Underground arid regions of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya in Africa
Size
3-4 inches long
Weight
1 ounce
Lifespan
Up to 10 years
Diet
roots and vegetation
Reproduction
3-15 babies after a 70 day gestation
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Threats
There are no immediate threats to this species