Australian Great Barrier Reef rodent

  • It is also known as Bramble Cay melomys
  • Mammal
  • It has become the first mammal species driven to extinction by human-induced climate change
  • The climate change caused ocean inundation (due to sea rise) of the low-lying areas of their habitat over the last decade resulting in dramatic habitat loss
  • It was endemic to Great Barrier Reef (Not found anywhere else)

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