Central American Agouti

Dasyprocta punctata

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The Central American agouti (Dasyprocta punctata) is a species of agouti from the family Dasyproctidae. The main portion of its range is from Chiapas and the Yucatan Peninsula (southern Mexico), through Central America, to northwestern Ecuador, Colombia and far western Venezuela. A highly disjunct population is found in southeastern Peru, far southwestern Brazil, Bolivia, western Paraguay and far northwestern Argentina. The disjunct population has been treated as a separate species,

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  1. (c) Peter Nijenhuis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/59446027@N00/5257841887
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dasyprocta_punctata

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