Acacia rat

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Acacia rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Thallomys
Species: T. paedulcus
Binomial name
Thallomys paedulcus
(Sundevall, 1846)

The acacia rat (Thallomys paedulcus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.