Sākums Animals Slender-tailed Cloud Rat

Slender-tailed Cloud Rat

European Studbook

Slender-tailed Cloud Rat is endemic to the Philippines, it occurs in northern and central parts of Luzon island. The population is currently stable. The main threat is hunting for food.


■ Within EAZA, Slender-tailed Cloud Rat captive population data are recorded in European Studbook since 2010. The studbook is kept by Prague Zoo.


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Rodentia – rodents
■ Family Muridae – murids, or true mice and rats
■ Species Phloeomys pallidus – Slender-tailed Cloud Rat, or Northern Luzon Giant Cloud Rat

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