Southern Bog Lemming

Southern Bog Lemming
Classification(s) : Prey
Cat Name : Lemming
Common Name : Southern Bog Lemming
Scientific Name : Synaptomys cooperi
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

Southern bog lemmings are round-bodied, short-tailed animals with golden-brown fur and pale undersides.

Physical Statistics :

Length: 3.7 – 6 Inches (94 – 154 Millimeters)
Weight: .75 – 1.7 Ounces (21.4 – 50 Grams)

Behavior :

Southern bog lemmings are active year-long, generally during the night but sometimes in the daytime as well, and eat grasses, fruit, bark, insects, and roots.

Social Organization :

Southern bog lemmings live in scattered, temporary colonies.

Approval Level : None; Southern bog lemmings are common and indicate nothing out of the ordinary.
Kill Difficulty : Low;

Southern bog lemmings are not dangerous to cats due to lack of harmful weapons.

Training Level : General;

Though they travel and forage above ground, southern bog lemmings also move and rest below ground in complex tunnels, and are more likely to leave their burrows at night.

Hunting Tactic : Land Rodents
Food Quality : Medium; Because of their diet which is rich in fruit and roots, southern bog lemmings have highly nutritious flesh.