Mentawai long-tailed giant rat

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Mentawai long-tailed giant rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Leopoldamys
Species: L. siporanus
Binomial name
Leopoldamys siporanus
(Thomas, 1895)

The Mentawai long-tailed giant rat (Leopoldamys siporanus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

It is endemic to the Mentawai Islands archipelago off the west coast of Sumatra, in Indonesia.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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