Rodent species that doesn’t chew discovered in Indonesia

A species of rat that doesn’t chew was discovered in Indonesia. Out of 2200 known species of rodents, this is the only one which lacks molars and instead has bicuspid upper incisors. These Rats species were found in the mountainous rainforest of southern Sulawesi Island on Mount Latimojong and 100 km northwest on Mount Gandangdewata in Indonesia. They survive on earthworms.

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