African Striped Grass Mouse Lemniscomys barbarus/zebra/striatus

African Striped Grass Mouse
African Striped Grass Mouse
The African Striped Grass Mouse, also called the Zebra Mouse, is native to Africa. It is one of several related species of striped African mice, all except "barbarus/Barbary" from sub-Sahara.
African Striped Grass Mouse
Zebra Mouse
Zebra Mouse
The Striped Mice are active during the day, mainly the cooler part of the morning/late afternoon, and while foraging help pollinate several plants, particularly Protea species. They live in burrows under bushes and in long grass. Some species are also kept as domestic pets.