Sheath-tailed mouse

Sheath-tailed mouse

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Mus
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Mus fragilicauda

The sheath-tailed mouse is a mouse found in two locations in central Thailand and in Laos. They were discovered and documented in 2002. It is the only known Mus species to lose its tail integument when handled. It is sometimes found with the fawn-colored mouse.

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References

1. Sheath-tailed mouse Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheath-tailed_mouse
2. Sheath-tailed mouse on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/136280/22406533

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