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