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Dasyproctidae

Wikipedia Abstract

The Dasyproctidae are a family of large South American rodents, comprising the agoutis and acouchis. Their fur is a reddish or dark colour above, with a paler underside. They are herbivorous, often feeding on ripe fruit that falls from trees. They live in burrows, and, like squirrels, will bury some of their food for later use.
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Genus

Dasyprocta (11)   (2)
Myoprocta (2)

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