Nyika climbing mouse

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Nyika climbing mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Genus: Dendromus
Species: D. nyikae
Binomial name
Dendromus nyikae
Wroughton, 1909

The Nyika climbing mouse (Dendromus nyikae) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is moist savanna.


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