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  Rattus annandalei
  Family Name : Muridae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Mammal)

  Common Names : Annandale's Rat

 
Annandale's Rat
  • Description
    • Size :
      22 cm
      Description :
      Upperparts greyish-brown; underparts yellowish white. Tail uniformly brown and almost naked. Snout pointed. Limbs short.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Feeds on both animal and plant materials. Active at the night.
      Habitats :
      Forest, Terrestrial
      Distribution :
      Occurs in secondary forest and scrubland in Singapore. Distributed in the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra.
      Nature Reserves :
      Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central Catchment Nature Reserve
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Native
  • References
    • Baker, N. & Lim, K. 2008. Wild animals of Singapore. Singapore: Draco Publishing and Distribution Pte Ltd. 180pp 

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