Rodentia [Rodents]

Family: Castoridae [Beavers]

Castor

North American Beaver [Castor canadensis]
Least Concern
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North American Beaver
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Castor canadensis
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Canada

Family: Caviidae

Cavia [Guinea pigs]

Brazilian Guinea Pig [Cavia aperea pamparum]
Least Concern
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Brazilian Guinea Pig
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Cavia aperea pamparum
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Argentina

Hydrochoerus [Capybaras]

Capybara [Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris]
Least Concern
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Capybara
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Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
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Argentina

Family: Cricetidae

Ondatra

Muskrat [Ondatra zibethicus]
Least Concern
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Muskrat
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Ondatra zibethicus
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Canada

Family: Dasyproctidae [Agoutis and acouchis]

Dasyprocta [Common agoutis]

Central American Agouti [Dasyprocta punctata]
Least Concern
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Central American Agouti
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Dasyprocta punctata
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Guatemala

Family: Erethizontidae [New World porcupines]

Erethizon

North American Porcupine [Erethizon dorsatum dorsatum]
Least Concern
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North American Porcupine
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Erethizon dorsatum dorsatum
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Canada

Family: Hystricidae [Old World porcupine]

Hystrix [Porcupine]

Cape Porcupine [Hystrix africaeaustralis]
Least Concern
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Cape Porcupine
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Hystrix africaeaustralis
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Namibia

Family: Muridae [Murids]

Mus [Typical mice]

African Pygmy Mouse [Mus minutoides]
Least Concern
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African Pygmy Mouse
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Mus minutoides
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Eswatini

Thallomys

Black-Tailed Tree Rat [Thallomys nigricauda]
Least Concern
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Black-Tailed Tree Rat
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Thallomys nigricauda
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Namibia

Family: Petromuridae

Petromus

Dassie Rat [Petromus typicus]
Least Concern
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Dassie Rat
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Petromus typicus
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Namibia

Family: Sciuridae [Squirrel]

Funambulus

Dusky Palm Squirrel [Funambulus obscurus]
Vulnerable
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Dusky Palm Squirrel
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Funambulus obscurus
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Sri Lanka

Funambulus

Indian Palm Squirrel [Funambulus palmarum brodiei]
Least Concern
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Indian Palm Squirrel
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Funambulus palmarum brodiei
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Sri Lanka

Funambulus

Northern Palm Squirrel [Funambulus pennantii]
Least Concern
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Northern Palm Squirrel
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Funambulus pennantii
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India

Marmota

Alpine Marmot [Marmota marmota]
Least Concern
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Alpine Marmot
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Marmota marmota
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Switzerland

Paraxerus

Smith's Bush Squirrel [Paraxerus cepapi]
Least Concern
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Smith's Bush Squirrel
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Paraxerus cepapi
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South Africa

Paraxerus

Ochre Bush Squirrel [Paraxerus ochraceus]
Least Concern
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Ochre Bush Squirrel
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Paraxerus ochraceus
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Kenya

Ratufa [Oriental giant squirrels]

Grizzled Giant Squirrel [Ratufa macroura dandolena]
Near Threatened
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Grizzled Giant Squirrel
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Ratufa macroura dandolena
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Sri Lanka

Ratufa [Oriental giant squirrels]

Grizzled Giant Squirrel [Ratufa macroura macroura]
Near Threatened
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Grizzled Giant Squirrel
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Ratufa macroura macroura
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Sri Lanka

Ratufa [Oriental giant squirrels]

Grizzled Giant Squirrel [Ratufa macroura melanochra]
Near Threatened
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Grizzled Giant Squirrel
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Ratufa macroura melanochra
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Sri Lanka

Sciurus

Deppe's Squirrel [Sciurus deppei]
Least Concern
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Deppe's Squirrel
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Sciurus deppei
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Belize

Sciurus

Eurasian Red Squirrel [Sciurus vulgaris fuscoater]
Least Concern
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Eurasian Red Squirrel
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Sciurus vulgaris fuscoater
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Switzerland

Spermophilus

European Ground Squirrel [Spermophilus citellus istricus]
Endangered
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European Ground Squirrel
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Spermophilus citellus istricus
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Romania

Tamias

Eastern Chipmunk [Tamias striatus lysteri]
Least Concern
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Eastern Chipmunk
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Tamias striatus lysteri
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Canada

Tamiasciurus [Pine squirrels]

American Red Squirrel [Tamiasciurus hudsonicus]
Least Concern
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American Red Squirrel
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Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
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Canada

Xerus [African ground squirrel]

Cape Ground Squirrel [Xerus inauris]
Least Concern
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Cape Ground Squirrel
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Xerus inauris
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Namibia

Xerus [African ground squirrel]

Unstriped Ground Squirrel [Xerus rutilus]
Least Concern
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Unstriped Ground Squirrel
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Xerus rutilus
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Kenya
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