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Asian garden dormouse

(Eliomys melanurus)

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Description

The Asian garden dormouse (Eliomys melanurus) is a species of rodent in the family Gliridae.It is found in Algeria,Egypt,Iraq,Israel,Jordan,Lebanon,Libya,Morocco,Saudi Arabia,Syria,Tunisia,and Turkey.Its natural habitats are temperate forests,subtropical or tropical dry shrubland,Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation,rocky areas and gardens.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Rodentia
Family:Gliridae
Genus:Eliomys
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