Southern viscacha

Southern viscacha

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Chinchillidae
Species : Lagidium viscacia


The Southern viscacha is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru
Some facts about the
Mountain viscacha

Adult weight : 1.54 kg (3.388 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 20 years

Gestation : 134 days

Litter size : 2

Weight at birth : 0.26 kg (0.572 lbs)

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Facts about the southern viscacha

vizcacha -- Parque Nacional Lauca, Chile the mountain vizcacha (Lagidium Viscacia) is a rodent (relative of the chinchilla) endemic in the Andes (Full text)

The small rodent Lagidium viscacia is among the mammals present.

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