Kafue mole-rat

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Kafue mole-rat
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Bathyergidae
Genus: Fukomys
Species: F. kafuensis
Binomial name
Fukomys kafuensis
(Burda, Zima, Scharff, Macholán & Kawalika, 1999)

Cryptomys kafuensis

The Kafue mole-rat (Fukomys kafuensis) is a species of rodent in the family Bathyergidae. It is endemic to Zambia. Its natural habitat is moist savanna.


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