IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

Mesocricetus newtoni is a European endemic. It is restricted to lowlands (up to 460 m) along the right bank of the lower Danube river in northern Bulgaria and Romania, Dobrudja (Vohralk 1999). Its extent of occurrence is small (<50,000 km2), but its area of occupancy is unknown.


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