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Agouti or Guatusa

Dasyprocta punctata

Description:

A reddish brown rodent with a short stubby tail that is fairly common in areas where it's protected. Otherwise, they are fairly hard to find due to being heavily hunted.

Habitat:

Seasonally dry tropical forest in Lomas Barbudal Biological Reserve.


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4 Comments

SG in CR
SG in CR 4 years ago

brewster.amanda365, thanks for taking a look. Put "Dasyprocta punctata" into a search engine for more info on these animals.

brewster.amanda365
brewster.amanda365 4 years ago

Its amazing wet i still dont know what that is

SG in CR
SG in CR 4 years ago

Thanks Maria

Maria dB
Maria dB 4 years ago

Especially like the second photo

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.51, Long: -85.37

Spotted on Jan 28, 2015
Submitted on Jan 30, 2015

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