Western vlei rat

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Western Vlei Rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Otomys
Species: O. occidentalis
Binomial name
Otomys occidentalis
Dieterlen & Van der Straeten, 1992

The Western Vlei Rat (Otomys occidentalis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Cameroon and Nigeria. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland and swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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