Naked Mole-rat occurs in East of Africa (mainly southern Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia). The numbers are currently stable. Agriculture can have an impact, although for the moment it does not represent a major threat.
■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Rodentia – rodents
■ Family Bathyergidae – African mole-rats
■ Species Heterocephalus glaber – Naked Mole-rat