Orinoco agouti

Orinoco agouti

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Dasyproctidae
Species : Dasyprocta guamara


The Orinoco agouti 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


Facts about the Orinoco agouti

The Orinoco agouti (Dasyprocta guamara) is found only in Delta Amacuro State; the fiery squirrel (Sciurus flammifer) is restricted to northern Bolívar State; Fernandez's sword-nosed bat (Lonchorhina fernandezi) is known only in a small area from northern Amazonas State and western Bolívar State; Barnes's free-tailed bat (Molossus barnesi ) has been recorded only in French Guiana; and the Oyapock fish-eating rat (Neusticomys oyapocki) is known from French Guiana and neighboring (Full text)

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