Mimic Tree-Rat

Mimic Tree-Rat

The Mimic Tree-rat, Rock-dwelling Giant Rat, or Rock-dwelling Rat (Xenuromys barbatus) is a species of rodent in the Muridae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.


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