Cameroon climbing mouse

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Cameroon climbing mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Genus: Dendromus
Species: D. oreas
Binomial name
Dendromus oreas
Osgood, 1936

The Cameroon climbing mouse (Dendromus oreas) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae.

It is found only in Cameroon.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.

It is threatened by habitat loss.


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  • Schlitter, D. & Dieterlen, F. 2004. Dendromus oreas. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 9 July 2007.