Pacarana

Pacarana

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Dinomyidae
Species : Dinomys branickii

 

Keywords: nocturnal , white , tail

Which zoos have them?
Los Angeles Zoo (United States)

The Pacarana is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Some facts about the
Pacarana

Adult weight : 12.25 kg (26.95 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 13 years

Gestation : 253 days

Weaning : 15 days

Litter size : 2

Weight at birth : 0.9 kg (1.98 lbs)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the pacarana

Pacarana - The pacarana (Dinomys branickii) is a rare and.

Pacarana Pacarana (Dinomys branickii) is a rare and slow-moving South American rodent found only in tropical forests of the western Amazon River basin and adjacent foothills of the Andes Mountains from northwestern Venezuela and Colombia to western Bolivia.

Pacarana Pacarana in the news The pacarana (Dinomys branickii) is a rare and slow-moving South American rodent found only in tropical forests of the western Amazon River basin and adjacent foothills of the Andes Mountains from northwestern Venezuela and Colombia to western Bolivia.

Pacaranas are distributed throughout Western South American from Colombia to Bolivia.

Pacaranas are found primarily in Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador, on the lower slopes of the Andes (Collins & Eisenberg, 1972).

PacaranaThe pacarana (Dinomys branickii) is a rare and slow-moving South American rodent found only in tropical forests of the western Amazon River basin and adjacent foothills of the Andes Mountains from northwestern Venezuela and Colombia to western Bolivia.

The pacarana is one of the largest.

The pacarana is one of the.

The pacarana (Dinomys branickii) is a rare and slow-moving South American rodent found only in tropical forests of the western Amazon River basin and adjacent foothills of the Andes Mountains from northwestern Venezuela and Colombia to western Bolivia. (Wiki)

Picture: Pacarana (131 Kb JPEG) (Terrambiente) The pacarana is a large rodent, weighing 10 - 15 kg (22 - 33 lb), that has been said to resemble an immense guinea pig or a spineless porcupine. (Full text)

The Pacarana is a very secretive animal. (Full text)

Pacaranas are considered threatened animals that are possibly on the verge of being classified as endangered. (Full text)

PACARANA The pacarana (Dinomys branickii) is the third-largest living rodent- only capybaras and some beavers are larger. (Full text)

Pacaranas are found along the eastern foothills of the Andes, including parts of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. (Full text)

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