Scientific name Cricetomys ansorgei
|Similar Emin's pouched rat, Nesomyidae, Delany's mouse, Chestnut climbing mouse, Gray climbing mouse|
The southern giant pouched rat (Cricetomys ansorgei) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is widely distributed in mainly tropical regions of southern Africa, notably Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A large number of synonyms have been noted for this species. They include: