Angoni vlei rat

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Angoni vlei rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Otomys
Species: O. angoniensis
Binomial name
Otomys angoniensis
Wroughton, 1906

The Angoni vlei rat (Otomys angoniensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are moist savanna, temperate grassland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, swamps, and pastureland. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Taylor, P.J.; Maree, S. (2008). "Otomys angoniensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T15652A4957768. Retrieved 6 August 2016.