Kerala rat

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Kerala rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rattus
Species: R. ranjiniae
Binomial name
Rattus ranjiniae
Agrawal & Ghosal, 1969

The Kerala rat, Rattus ranjiniae, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found only in India. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland and swamps.[1]


  1. ^ a b CBSG CAMP Workshop, India 2000. Rattus ranjiniae. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 July 2007.

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