Alpine woolly rat

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Alpine woolly rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Mallomys
Species: M. gunung
Binomial name
Mallomys gunung
Flannery, Aplin, Groves & Adams, 1989

The alpine woolly rat (Mallomys gunung) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in West Papua, Indonesia. When specimens were brought to a museum the female rats were pregnant with only one baby, so it is assumed that the rat gives birth to only one offspring at a time.

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