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The Laotian rock rat or kha-nyou sometimes called the "rat-squirrel", is a rodent species of the Khammouan region of Laos. The species was first described in a 2005 article by Paulina Jenkins and coauthors, who considered the animal to be so distinct from all living rodents, they placed it in a new family, Laonastidae.

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Jan 25, 2012 ... While city-dwellers might like to see the end of all rat kind, scientists in Asia are just as eager to bring them back to life. The Laotian rat was "rediscovered" in 2005 — on the chopping block...

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Oct 27, 2009 ... cute :3 from www.rinr.fsu.edu/rockrat/

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Dec 25, 2014 ... The Laotian Rock Rat Laonastes aenigmamus Jenkins, Kilpatrick, Robinson & Timmins, 2005 was originally discovered in Lao People's Democratic Republic in 2005. This species has been recognized as the sole surviving member of the otherwise extinct rodent family Diatomyidae. Laonastes ...

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Taxonomic Notes: Originally placed in the family Laonastidae, this species is now assigned to the family Diatomyidae, which was previously represented only by species identified from the fossil record. It has been suggested that the genus might comprise multiple taxa, potentially species (Nicolas et al. 2012); if so, it is quite ...

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Descriptions and articles about the Laotian Rock Rat, scientifically known as Laonastes aenigmamus in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Brief Summ...

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The Laotian rock rat or kha-nyou (Laonastes aenigmamus), sometimes called the 'rat-squirrel', is a rodent species of the Khammouan region of Laos. The species was first described in a 2005 article by Paulina Jenkins and coauthors, who considered the animal to be so distinct from all living rodents, they placed it in a new ...

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Jan 15, 2009 ... The Laotian rock rat (Laonastes aenigmamus) has been rediscovered, millions of years after it was thought the breed was extinct. Researchers say the roc...

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Jan 22, 2014 ... Laotian rock rat (Laonastes aenigmamus) is restricted to small areas of Great Annamite Range both in Laos and Vietnam. The species.is globally threatened at .