Fox's shaggy rat

Fox's shaggy rat

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Dasymys foxi

Fox's shaggy rat is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Nigeria. Its natural habitats are moist savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, swampland, and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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References

1. Fox's shaggy rat Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fox's_shaggy_rat
2. Fox's shaggy rat on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/6268/22436384

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