Jackson's fat mouse

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Jackson's fat mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Genus: Steatomys
Species: S. jacksoni
Binomial name
Steatomys jacksoni
Hayman, 1936

The Jackson's fat mouse (Steatomys jacksoni) is a species of rodent in the Nesomyidae family. It is found in Ghana and Nigeria. Its natural habitats are arable land and .


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