Cook's hocicudo

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Cook's hocicudo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Oxymycterus
Species: O. josei
Hoffmann, Lessa & Smith, 2002
Binomial name
Oxymycterus josei

Cook's hocicudo (Oxymycterus josei) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.[2] It is found only in southern Uruguay,[3] where it lives in wetlands, moist grasslands and scrub.[1] The specifies is named after American zoologist Joseph “José” A. Cook.