lifestyle

Underground animals

70 species

The term fossorial has been used for species that live in burrows during a considerable part of the day but are surface-dwelling during other parts of the day

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Pink Fairy Armadillo
Chlamyphorus truncatus
Indian Gray Mongoose
Herpestes edwardsii
Star-Nosed Mole
Condylura cristata
Djungarian Hamster
Phodopus sungorus
Numbat
Myrmecobius fasciatus
Little Blue Penguin
Eudyptula minor
Giant Armadillo
Priodontes maximus
Cape Fox
Vulpes chama
American Badger
Taxidea taxus
Campbell's Dwarf Hamster
Phodopus campbelli
Brahminy Blind Snake
Indotyphlops braminus
Belted Kingfisher
Megaceryle alcyon
Platypus
Ornithorhynchus anatinus
European Badger
Meles meles
Meadow Vole
Microtus pennsylvanicus
Smooth-Coated Otter
Lutrogale perspicillata
Yellow-Bellied Marmot
Marmota flaviventris
Arctic Ground Squirrel
Spermophilus parryii
Short-Beaked Echidna
Tachyglossus aculeatus
Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel
Callospermophilus lateralis
Franklin's Ground Squirrel
Poliocitellus franklinii
Eastern Mole
Scalopus aquaticus
Syrian Hamster
Mesocricetus auratus
Groundhog
Marmota monax
Greater Bilby
Macrotis lagotis
Southern Hairy-Nosed Wombat
Lasiorhinus latifrons
Fat Sand Mouse
Psammomys obesus
Richardson's Ground Squirrel
Urocitellus richardsonii
Black-Tailed Prairie Dog
Cynomys ludovicianus
Cape Ground Squirrel
Xerus inauris
Common Wombat
Vombatus ursinus
Degu
Octodon degus
Marsupial Mole
Genus Notoryctes
Desert Tortoise
Gopherus agassizii
European Mole
Talpa europaea
Saharan Horned Viper
Cerastes cerastes
California Ground Squirrel
Otospermophilus beecheyi
Spotted Ground Squirrel
Xerospermophilus spilosoma
Screaming Hairy Armadillo
Chaetophractus vellerosus
Himalayan Marmot
Marmota himalayana
Roborovski Hamster
Phodopus roborovskii