ID question India, Soft-furred Field Rat?

Fieldrat3

Hi,

I was wondering if anyone can identify this rat I filmed waaaaay back in Keoladeo Ghana National Park (Bharatpur) in India. I think it was in 2008.

Is this a Soft-furred Field Rat?

The head and ears:

Field rat 3

A frontal view of a the head:

Field rat 2

Colour of the tail:

Field rat 4

And the tail length (two stills):

Field rat 5

Field rat 6

Hope you can help me!

Best regards,

Pieter de Groot Boersma

 

1 Comment
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    Jon Hall 10 months ago

    Very hard to tell from those pictures but it looks more like an Indian Bush Rat to me (Golunda ellioti)

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