Mashona mole-rat

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Mashona mole-rat
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Bathyergidae
Genus: Fukomys
Species: F. darlingi
Binomial name
Fukomys darlingi
(Thomas, 1895)

Cryptomys darlingi

The Mashona mole-rat (Fukomys darlingi) is a species of rodent in the family Bathyergidae. It is found in Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, and caves.


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