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African grass rat
(Nile grass rat)
(Kusu rat)
Arvicanthis niloticus

Photo by: F. Spangenberg
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:??
Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russel A.; HMW Vol. 7 (2017)
Head-Torso-Length:12,7 - 18,8 cm
Tail length:9,2 - 15,5 cm
Weight:89 - 160 g
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)

Current Holdings
European Union
  Czech Republic (1 Holding(s)):
  • Plzen (Zoo) 
      Germany (2 Holding(s)):
  • Angermünde (Tierpark) 
  • Senftenberg (Tierpark) 
      Slovakia (1 Holding(s)):
  • Bojnice (Zoo) 
    Number: 4
    Non-EU and other EAZA countries