Ctenodactylidae - gundis
There are five species in this family. They are all found in northern Africa. They have brown or gray, soft, silky fur and look like guinea pigs. They rounded ears; round eyes; stocky bodies; short legs; short necks; and short, furry tails. Gundis are herbivores and are active during the day. They live in colonies.
World Status Key
Least Concern Near Threatened Vulnerable Endangered Critically Endangered
Extinct in the Wild Extinct
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.
US Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in NH Endangered in US Endangered in NH
Breeds in NH Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife and NH Fish and Game
New Hampshire Species
North/Central American Species