Kemp's gerbil

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Kemp's gerbil
Gerbilliscus kempi SierraLeone.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Gerbilliscus
Species: G. kempi
Binomial name
Gerbilliscus kempi
(Wroughton, 1906)
Synonyms
  • Gerbilliscus gambiana (Thomas, 1910)

Kemp's gerbil, Gerbilliscus kempi, is a species of gerbil found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, and possibly Liberia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, arable land, and pastureland.

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