Brants's whistling rat

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Brants's whistling rat
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Brants's whistling rat in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Parotomys
Species: P. brantsii
Binomial name
Parotomys brantsii
(A. Smith, 1834)

Brants's whistling rat (Parotomys brantsii) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and pastureland.