Red-Rumped Agouti

Red-Rumped Agouti

Scientific Name

Dasyprocta leporina

Range

Northeastern South America

Habitats

Forests

What do they eat?

Herbivores; seeds, fruit, and leaves

Status

Least concern

Conservation Threats

Habitat loss

Fun Facts
  • Only mammal species in their range that can open Brazil nuts
  • Often bury food such as seeds and nuts but forget to return which assists in planting and growth of habitat
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