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Southern Giant Pouched Rat
CricGAns
Information
Range southern Africa, notably Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Nesomyidae
Genus Cricetomys
Species Cricetomys ansorgei

The Southern giant pouched rat (Cricetomys ansorgei), is a species of giant pouched rat in the Nesomyidae family. It is widely distributed in mainly tropical regions of southern Africa, notably Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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