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African grass rat
(Nile grass rat)
(Kusu rat)
Arvicanthis niloticus
(É. GEOFFROY SAINT-HILAIRE, 1803)


Photo by: E. Neideck
    
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:??
Information Source for Taxonomy: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)
 


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Europe (EU)
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  • Angermünde (Tierpark) 
      Czech Republic (1 Holding(s)):
     
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  • Plzen (Zoo) 
    Holding(s): 2
     
    Europe (NonEU)
      United Kingdom (1 Holding(s)):
     
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  • Reaseheath (College Zoo) 
    Holding(s): 1
     
    North America
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    Holding(s): 1
     
    Asia
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  • Sharjah (Arabia`s Wildlife Centre) 
    Holding(s): 1