Hydromys chrysogaster (Austalian Water Rat) is a species of rodents in the family murid rodents. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Oceania continent (Australia, NZ and islands). They are solitary carnivores. Individuals are known to live for 74 months and can grow to 280 mm. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on drag powered swimming to move around.
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