Mindanao Spiny Rat   RAT

Scientific Name:
Tarsomys echinatus
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Spiny Long-footed Rat, Spiny Tarsomys
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 2008
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:

Facts Summary:
The Mindanao Spiny Rat (Tarsomys echinatus) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "mammals" and found in the following area(s): Philippines. This species is also known by the following name(s): Spiny Long-footed Rat, Spiny Tarsomys.

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