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Kreb's Fat Mouse
Толстый-хомячок-Steatomys-krebsii
Information
Range Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Nesomyidae
Genus Steatomys
Species Steatomys krebsii
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Kreb's fat mouse (Steatomys krebsii), is a species of nesomyid in the Nesomyidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. Its name honours Georg Ludwig Engelhard Krebs (1792–1844), a German natural history collector in South Africa.

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