Hausa mouse

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Hausa mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Mus
Species: M. haussa
Binomial name
Mus haussa
(Thomas & Hinton, 1920)

The Hausa mouse (Mus haussa) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, and Senegal. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, arable land, rural gardens, and urban areas.


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