Annamite striped rabbit

Nesolagus limminsi

TAXONOMY

Nesolagus limminsi Averianov, Abramov, and Tikhonov, 2000, Huong Son District, Ha Tinh Province, Vietnam.

OTHER COMMON NAMES

French: Lapin Annamite; German: Annamitekaninchen; Spanish: Conejo de Annamite.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Body length 13.5-15.8 in (35240 cm). Coat buffy gray with brown stripes. Under parts are white.

DISTRIBUTION

Known only from the vicinity of the type locality in Vietnam. HABITAT

Forest with thick undergrowth.

BEHAVIOR

Probably nocturnal.

FEEDING ECOLOGY AND DIET

Nothing is known.

REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY

Nothing is known.

CONSERVATION STATUS

Presumed rare and potentially endangered.

SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS Unknown, but used as food. ♦

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