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Ornate cuscus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Diprotodontia
Genus  Phalanger
Higher classification  Phalanger
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Phalangeridae
Scientific name  Phalanger ornatus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Stein's cuscus, Rothschild's cuscus, Blue‑eyed cuscus, Mountain cuscus, Woodlark cuscus

The ornate cuscus or Molluccan cuscus (Phalanger ornatus) is a species of marsupial in the family Phalangeridae. It is endemic to Indonesia, where it is found on the North Maluku islands of Halmahera, Bacan and Morotai, at elevations from sea level to 1000 m.

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Ornate cuscus Wikipedia


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