Delectable soft-furred mouse

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Delectable soft-furred mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Praomys
Species: P. delectorum
Binomial name
Praomys delectorum
(Thomas, 1910)

The delectable soft-furred mouse or East African praomys (Praomys delectorum) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Cassola, F. (2016). "Praomys delectorum". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T18114A22418403. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T18114A22418403.en. Retrieved 5 December 2017.