Mount Elgon vlei rat

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Mount Elgon Vlei Rat
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Otomys
Species: O. jacksoni
Binomial name
Otomys jacksoni
Thomas, 1891

The Mount Elgon Vlei Rat (Otomys jacksoni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Kenya and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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