Montane shaggy rat

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Montane Shaggy Rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Dasymys
Species: D. montanus
Binomial name
Dasymys montanus
Thomas, 1906

The Montane Shaggy Rat (Dasymys montanus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Uganda and possibly Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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