Limestone rat

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Limestone rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Niviventer
Species: N. hinpoon
Binomial name
Niviventer hinpoon
(Marshall, 1976)

The limestone rat (Niviventer hinpoon) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found only in the limestone karsts of Saraburi, Lopburi, Nakhon Sawan provinces, central Thailand. It is listed as an endangered species due to its highly fragmented limestone karst habitat that is currently threatened by mining.

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