Green acouchi

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Green acouchi

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Dasyproctidae
Species : Myoprocta acouchy

 

Keywords: red , green

The Green acouchi is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Some facts about the
Acouchi

Adult weight : 0.775 kg (1.705 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 15 years

Female maturity :304 days

Male maturity : 304 days

Gestation : 99 days

Weaning : 53 days

Litter size : 2

Weight at birth : 0.1 kg (0.22 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.35 kg (0.77 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 3 W

Body mass : 0.914 kg (2.0108 lbs)

Temperature : 35.85 °C (96.53 °F)

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Facts about the green acouchi

DietGreen acouchis are herbivores that feed on a wide variety of forest fruits, nuts, succulent plants, leaves, stems, and roots.

Geographic RangeThe green acouchi is found in the east of the Andes in southern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, northern Peru, and the Amazon Basin of Brazil.

Green acouchis are diurnal (but may become nocturnal when disturbed), cursorial, and solitary (Anderson and Jones, 1984).

ht Neotropical: The green acouchi is found in the east of the Andes in southern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, northern Peru, and the Amazon Basin of Brazil.

Myoprocta acouchy (Green Acouchi): Narrative Neotropical: The green acouchi is found in the east of the Andes in southern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, northern Peru, and the Amazon Basin of Brazil.

The green acouchi is found in the east of the Andes in southern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, northern Peru, and the Amazon Basin of Brazil.

L1 Acouchi (Myoprocta acouchy) is found in the tropical forests of South America. (Full text)

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