Abyssinian grass rat

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Abyssinian grass rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Arvicanthis
Species: A. abyssinicus
Binomial name
Arvicanthis abyssinicus
(Rüppell, 1842)

The Abyssinian grass rat (Arvicanthis abyssinicus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Eritrea and Ethiopia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, arable land, and pastureland.