Bahamian hutia

Bahamian hutia

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Capromyidae
Subfamily : Capromyinae
Species : Geocapromys ingrahami


The Bahamian hutia, ingraham's hutia is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Some facts about the
Bahamian hutia

Adult weight : 0.66 kg (1.452 lbs)

Female maturity :730 days

Male maturity : 730 days

Gestation : 117 days

Weaning : 53 days

Litter size : 1

Interval between litters : 325 days

Weight at birth : 0.08 kg (0.176 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.25 kg (0.55 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.775 kg (1.705 lbs)

Temperature : 35.85 °C (96.53 °F)

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Facts about the Bahamian hutia

Bahamian HutiaThe Bahamian hutia (Geocapromys ingrahami) is found only on a single island in the Atlantic Ocean, called East Plana Cay.

The Bahamas Hutia - Geocapromys ingrahami, is a herbivorouss rodent until recently only found on remote East Plana Cay.

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