Eastern spiny mouse

Eastern spiny mouse

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Acomys dimidiatus

The eastern spiny mouse or Arabian spiny mouse is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. They have a wide range, having been found in Middle Eastern deserts, as well as being prevalent in riverine forests in Africa. This is the only species of spiny mouse which may have black coloration. Their diet is similar to other species of spiny mouse, consisting mostly of seeds.

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References

1. Eastern spiny mouse Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_spiny_mouse
2. Eastern spiny mouse on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/136471/115208221

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