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Long-footed Water Rat
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Information
Range southern Papua New Guinea
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Muridae
Genus Leptomys
Species Leptomys elegans
Conservation Status
CRSpecies
Critically Endangered

The Long-footed water rat (Leptomys elegans), is a species of murid in the family Muridae. It is found in the mountains of southern Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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