Kerala rat

Kerala rat

Kerala rat

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Rattus ranjiniae

The Kerala rat (Rattus ranjiniae ) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found only in Kerala, India. In Kerala, it is known only from fragmented locations in Alappuzha, Thrissur, and Thiruvananthapuram. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland and swamps.

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1. Kerala rat Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerala_rat
2. Kerala rat on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/19359/115148504

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