Ilin Island Cloudrunner
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Range Ilin Island in the Philippines.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Muridae
Genus Crateromys
Species Crateromys paulus
Conservation Status
Critically Endangered

The Ilin island cloudrunner (Crateromys paulus), is a cloud rat from Ilin Island in the Philippines. It is a fluffy-coated, bushy-tailed rat and may have emerged from tree hollows at night to feed on fruits and leaves. It is known from one specimen, collected on 4 April 1953, and presented to the National Museum of National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. The island's forests have been destroyed by human activity.


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