Free State pygmy mouse

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Free State pygmy mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Mus
Species: M. orangiae
Binomial name
Mus orangiae
(Roberts, 1926)

The Free State pygmy mouse or Orange mouse (Mus orangiae) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Lesotho and South Africa.[1] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, arable land, and pastureland.


  1. ^ a b Monadjem, A.; Coetzee, N. (2008). "Mus orangiae". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T13974A4376344. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T13974A4376344.en. Retrieved 7 August 2016.