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Lesser Hamster-rat
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Information
Common Name Long-tailed Pouched Rat
Range Kenya and Tanzania.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Nesomyidae
Genus Beamys
Species Beamys hindei
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Lesser hamster-rat or long-tailed pouched rat (Beamys hindei), is a species of nesomyid in the Nesomyidae family. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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