Père David's vole

Père David's vole

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Eothenomys melanogaster

Père David's vole is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in China, Myanmar, Taiwan, and Thailand. This species is a member of the melanogaster group, one of the two main groups of Eothenomys voles. Its dorsal pelage is dark brown, often nearly black, and the ventral pelage is gray, sometimes brown. The tail is shorter than the body. This species is found in pine/rhododendron forests.

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1. Père David's vole Wikipeida article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Père_David's_vole
2. Père David's vole on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/7801/115086611

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