Bandicota bengalensis - #764

Side view of captive

Bandicota bengalensis - #764

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Lesser Bandicoot Rat

Side view of captive, 1974. E J Taylor

Distribution: Probable natural range extends from N and SE Pakistan (the Punjab and Sind, respectively) through most of India, Sri Lanka, S lowlands of Nepal, and Bangladesh east to Burma. Introduced to Penang Isl off the W coast of Malay Peninsula, the Aceh region of N Sumatra and E Java, and Saudi Arabia.
Family: Muridae