lifestyle

Underground animals

59 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
Cape Fox
Vulpes chama
Belted Kingfisher
Megaceryle alcyon
Arctic Ground Squirrel
Spermophilus parryii
Little Blue Penguin
Eudyptula minor
Numbat
Myrmecobius fasciatus
Short-Beaked Echidna
Tachyglossus aculeatus
Smooth-Coated Otter
Lutrogale perspicillata
Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel
Callospermophilus lateralis
Yellow-Bellied Marmot
Marmota flaviventris
Meadow Vole
Microtus pennsylvanicus
Eastern Mole
Scalopus aquaticus
Franklin's Ground Squirrel
Poliocitellus franklinii
Campbell's Dwarf Hamster
Phodopus campbelli
Syrian Hamster
Mesocricetus auratus
Fat Sand Mouse
Psammomys obesus
Platypus
Ornithorhynchus anatinus
Giant Armadillo
Priodontes maximus
Southern Hairy-Nosed Wombat
Lasiorhinus latifrons
European Badger
Meles meles
American Badger
Taxidea taxus
Black-Tailed Prairie Dog
Cynomys ludovicianus
Greater Bilby
Macrotis lagotis
Marsupial Mole
Genus Notoryctes
Striped Ground Squirrel
Xerus erythropus
Common Wombat
Vombatus ursinus
Groundhog
Marmota monax
Degu
Octodon degus
Screaming Hairy Armadillo
Chaetophractus vellerosus
Olympic Marmot
Marmota olympus
Djungarian Hamster
Phodopus sungorus
Eastern Long-Beaked Echidna
Zaglossus bartoni
Himalayan Marmot
Marmota himalayana
Richardson's Ground Squirrel
Urocitellus richardsonii
Cape Ground Squirrel
Xerus inauris
Uinta Ground Squirrel
Urocitellus armatus
Hoary Marmot
Marmota caligata
European Ground Squirrel
Spermophilus citellus
Indian Desert Jird
Meriones hurrianae