The sub-family Tachyoryctinae consists of 13 species of east African mole rats. Eastern mole rats are solitary, fossorial rodents that dwell in elaborate underground tunnels. Habitat for these mole rats include grasslands, woodlands, savannahs and agricultural areas. Tachyoryctine mole rats are herbivorous, feeding on roots, bulbs, tubers, and grass.
Skull Length: 4.5cm (1.7in)
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