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Crested agouti

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Rodentia
Genus  Dasyprocta
Higher classification  Common agouti
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Dasyproctidae
Scientific name  Dasyprocta cristata
Rank  Species
Similar  Ruatan Island agouti, Common agouti, Black‑rumped agouti, Mexican agouti, Rodent

The crested agouti (Dasyprocta cristata) is a species of rodent in the family Dasyproctidae. It is endemic to Guyana and Suriname. Its taxonomic status is uncertain and it may be synonymous with Dasyprocta leporina, leading the IUCN to rate it as Data Deficient.

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Crested agouti Wikipedia


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