Wednesday, September 9, 2009

MFS - Strange But True - Creatures / Animals 6


The Mallomys is a genus of rodent in the Muridae family.It contains the following species:
De Vis's Woolly Rat (Mallomys aroaensis)
Alpine Woolly Rat (Mallomys gunung)
Subalpine Woolly Rat (Mallomys istapantap)
Rothschild's Woolly Rat (Mallomys rothschildi)
And the Bosavi Woolly Rat (Unnamed) .

Read more about it on MFS.
Photo credit Bruce M. Beehler/AFP/Getty Images)

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