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Four-striped mouse Right on cue, a new species decided to visit my garden path this morning. I have glimpsed these briefly in the forest but never near the house. So pleased he decided to hold still long enough for me to grab a camera! Four-striped grass mouse,Geotagged,Mesic Four-striped Grass Rat,Rhabdomys dilectus,Rhabdomys pumilio,South Africa,rodents Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Four-striped mouse

Right on cue, a new species decided to visit my garden path this morning. I have glimpsed these briefly in the forest but never near the house. So pleased he decided to hold still long enough for me to grab a camera!

    comments (7)

  1. Never heard of it. That makes 1 new species for Claire, nice start :) Posted 5 years ago
  2. its so cute. and new/promoted. wonderful, Claire. Posted 5 years ago
  3. Cute it is and very well captured. Posted 5 years ago
  4. Thank you all! I was rather impressed on it being a grass mouse and there it is, standing next to a blade of grass! Posted 5 years ago
  5. Great capture, well done Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thank you..it was certainly a lucky one..he scarpered right after this shot, never to be seen again! Posted 5 years ago
  6. Pretty! Posted 3 months ago

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The Mesic Four-striped Grass Rat is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

Similar species: Rodents
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Nov 1, 2013. Captured Nov 1, 2013 10:17 in N2, South Africa.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/99s
  • ISO640
  • 400mm