Replica Giant Pouched Rat Skull

SKU: TQ-342
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Giant Pouched Rat - The genus Cricetomys consists of two species; the Gambian (C. gambianus) and the Emin's (C. emini) giant pouched rat. Native to sub-Saharan Africa, these large rats range from 36-46 cm (14-18 in). Named for their large cheek pouches, this nocturnal species is omnivorous, feeding on vegetation and invertebrates. Giant pouched rats serve a number of uses for humans including being kept as pets, eaten as food and for medical testing.
Average Skull Length: 7.7cm (3in)
Origin: Africa


real replica Replica
catalog type Catalog Product
skeleton type Skull
common class Mammals
scientific class Mammalia
scientific order Rodentia
scientific family Nesomyidae
scientific genus Cricetomys
scientific species Species: gabonica