The Montane Shaggy Rat
) is a species of rodent
in the Muridae
It is found in Uganda
and possibly Democratic Republic of the Congo
Its natural habitats
are subtropical or tropical moist montanes
, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland
, and swamps
It is threatened by habitat loss
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- Taylor, P. & Boitani, L. 2004. Dasymys montanus 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.