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