Mianzini mole-rat

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Mianzini mole-rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Spalacidae
Genus: Tachyoryctes
Species: T. annectens
Binomial name
Tachyoryctes annectens
(Thomas, 1891)

The Mianzini mole-rat or Mianzini African mole-rat (Tachyoryctes annectens) is a species of rodent in the Spalacidae family endemic to Kenya. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, pastureland, and rural gardens.


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