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Agouti or Guatusa

Dasyprocta punctata


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.


Seasonally dry tropical forest in Lomas Barbudal Biological Reserve.

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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 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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