Black-tailed tree rat

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Black-tailed tree rat
Black-tailed Tree Rat (Thallomys nigricauda) juvenile (7024276597).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Thallomys
Species: T. nigricauda
Binomial name
Thallomys nigricauda
Thomas, 1882
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The black-tailed tree rat (Thallomys nigricauda) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.