Vincent's bush squirrel

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Vincent's Bush Squirrel
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Paraxerus
Species: P. vincenti
Binomial name
Paraxerus vincenti
Hayman, 1950

The Vincent's Bush Squirrel (Paraxerus vincenti) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family, named in honour of Jack Vincent. It is endemic to Mozambique. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kerbis Peterhans, J. (2008). Paraxerus vincenti. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.