The Okinawa Tokudaia is an endangered mouse that lives only in northern Okinawa, Japan. It is a rare species of mouse that is said to live only in the Yanbaru area, and it was said that it may have become extinct due to lack of sighting information of this mouse in recent years, but its habitat was confirmed again in 2008. In 1998, it was designated as the most endangered “Critical Endangered IA” on the Red List of the Ministry of the Environment, and it is said that the number of mice is very smal
Okinawa Tokudaia inhabits only Okinawa Prefecture.
The Okinawa Tokudaia is a small mouse with a body length of 11-18 cm. In addition to body hair, there are thorn-like hairs with sharp points of about 2 cm. This is the reason why they are called Tokudaia. The Okinawa Tokudaia inhabit natural forests and are nocturnal creatures. In the daytime, it hides in holes and caves to protect itself from foreign enemies. Muennink’s Tokudaia is a rodent that is classified in the genus Tokudaia of the family Muridae. Since it is a mouse, its natural enemy is a wild cat.Get 50% Off your first order at Just Right Pet Food!
The Okinawa Tokudaia is an omnivorous animal that lives on plants, shellfish, and crustaceans. At night, I go outdoors and start looking for food. The breeding season of Okinawa Tokudaia is from October to December, and it gives birth to 5 to 10 children at a time. The Okinawa Tokudaia is said to be completely wild and very difficult to witness, and little is known about its ecology.
Since the Okinawa Tokudaia is originally a mouse that inhabits only the northern part of Okinawa, the number of inhabitants is originally small. It has become preyed on by wild cats, and its population is declining sharply. Since the late 1900s, there have been no sightings and it was thought to be completely extinct. However, its habitat was confirmed in 2008, and it was designated as a domestic rare wild animal and plant species. It was designated as a natural monument in Japan in 1972. Since it is a very rare animal, it is also designated as an endangered species.Buy 3 & Get 4th Item FREE! Get Auto Order Discount + 10% Cashback! FREE Shipping on All Orders. Deal Ends Soon!
Since the Okinawa Tokudaia is a very rare species, it is quite difficult for the general public to raise it. It is difficult to keep it in a zoo, so please go to Okinawa prefecture in Japan.