Reig's tuco-tuco

Reig's tuco-tuco

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Ctenomys osvaldoreigi

Reig's tuco-tuco is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is endemic to central Argentina, where it is known only from a grassland location in Cordoba Province at an elevation above 2000 m in the Sierras Grandes. The species is threatened by disruption of its habitat by fire and sheep grazing. It is named after Argentine biologist Osvaldo Reig .

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References

1. Reig's tuco-tuco Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reig's_tuco-tuco
2. Reig's tuco-tuco on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/136390/22195057

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