Orinoco agouti

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Orinoco agouti
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Dasyproctidae
Genus: Dasyprocta
Species: D. guamara
Binomial name
Dasyprocta guamara
Ojasti, 1972

The Orinoco agouti (Dasyprocta guamara) is a species of rodent in the family Dasyproctidae. It is endemic to Delta Amacuro in Venezuela, where found in areas with rainforest or mangrove.[1]


  1. ^ a b Ochoa, J. & Rivas, B. (2008). "Dasyprocta guamara". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 January 2009.