Sulawesi root rat

Sulawesi root rat

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Gracilimus radix

Gracilimus radix, the Sulawesi root rat, is a species of rat in the family Muridae. It is a monotypic species, as it the only member of the genus Gracilimus. It is only known from the Mamasa Regency in Sulawesi, Indonesia, where it is endemic to the slopes of Mt. Gandangdewata in the Quarles Range, where it is found at an elevation of about 1600 m.

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1. Sulawesi root rat Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulawesi_root_rat
2. Sulawesi root rat on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/92363381/92363412

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