Large vlei rat

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Large vlei rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Otomys
Species: O. maximus
Binomial name
Otomys maximus
Roberts, 1924

The large vlei rat (Otomys maximus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are moist savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and swamps.