Griselda's Striped Grass Mouse

Griselda's Lemniscomys or Griselda's Striped Grass Mouse (Lemniscomys griselda) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is dry savanna.

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