Petromus typicus (Dassie rat)

rock  rat [English]; dassierot [Afrikaans]; Felsenratte [German]

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Petromus typicus (Dassie rat)

Petromus typicus (Dassie rat), Spitskoppe, Namibia.  [photo Trevor Hardaker ]

Petromus typicus (Dassie rat) Petromus typicus (Dassie rat)

Petromus typicus (Dassie rat), Goegap Nature Reserve, South Africa. [photo Coke Smith ]

Petromus typicus (Dassie rat), Augrabies Falls, South Africa. [photo Coke Smith ]

 


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