- Nephrops (from burrow counts)
- Red spotted burrow frog
- Red spotted burrow frog Ranidae
- A shelter-box, such as a tube of clay simulates the darkness of a burrow.
- Gerbils require a thick layer of litter for digging and nesting or a burrow substitute, which needs to be at least 20 cm long.
- Wild guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus) are social, cursorial rodents which do not burrow, but live under cover and may use burrows made by other animals.