Facts Summary: The Northern Water Rat (Paraleptomys rufilatus) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "mammals" and found in the following area(s): Indonesia, Papua New Guinea. This species is also known by the following name(s): Northern Hydromyine.
Northern Water Rat Facts Last Updated: January 1, 2016
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Glenn, C. R. 2006. "Earth's Endangered Creatures - Northern Water Rat Facts" (Online).
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