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Tsingy Tufted-tailed Rat
Eliurus
Information
Range western and northern Madagascar
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Nesomyidae
Genus Eliurus
Species Eliurus antsingy
Conservation Status
DDSpecies
Data Deficient

The Tsingy tufted-tailed rat (Eliurus antsingy), is a species of nesomyid in the Nesomyidae family. It is endemic to western and northern Madagascar, and has been observed mainly in dry forest. As a result of deforestation, the habitat of Eliurus antsingy is at risk.

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