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Four-striped grass mouse

Rhabdomys pumilio

Description:

It is found throughout the southern half of Africa up to 2,300 metres (7,500 ft) above sea level, extending as far north as the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Habitat:

Its natural habitats are savannas, shrublands, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, hot deserts, arable land, rural gardens, and urban areas.

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6 Comments

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 6 years ago

Mighty mouse!

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 6 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

and what a mighty mammal too!

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Cute! Moved to the mammals category :)

Jared Hersch
Jared Hersch 6 years ago

Thx Maria!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Great action shot!

Jared Hersch
Spotted by
Jared Hersch

Beaufort West Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Nov 30, 2014
Submitted on Dec 9, 2014

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