Namaqua Rock Rat * Namakwa-klipmuis * Aethomys Namaquensis

Also sometimes known as Namaqua Rock Mouse or Golden Rat. This species is widespread and common.

Its natural habitats are temperate forest, dry savanna, temperate shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, temperate grassland, rocky areas, hot desert, temperate desert, rocky shores, arable land, rural gardens, and urban areas.
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