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Common gundi

Common gundi
Ctenodactylus gundi / Common gundi

Common gundi
Habitat
Rocky deserts and semi-deserts
Continent
Africa
Food
Grasses, shoots, leaves, seeds
Gestation/breeding period
56 days
Mode of life
Family groups
Class
Mammals
Order
Rodentia

Key facts

~ 20 cm
lenght

~ 350 g
weight

~ 8 years
age

How endangered are Common gundis?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Common gundi
    Least concern
    Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

Did you know?

The parasite Toxoplasma gondii, the causative agent of toxoplasmosis, was first discovered in the common gundi.

Common gundi

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