Unexpected cotton rat

Unexpected cotton rat

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Sigmodon inopinatus

The unexpected cotton rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Ecuador at elevations of 3500 to 4000 m, where it has been found in association with streams and marshes. It is also known as the Ecuadorian cotton rat.

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References

1. Unexpected cotton rat Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unexpected_cotton_rat
2. Unexpected cotton rat on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/20214/22355983

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