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Agoutis are valuable to the environment because they help disperse tree and plant seeds due to their hiding and storing behaviors.
March 2021: Lucht Family;
May 2021: Jack;
March 2022: Dammeyer and Newport Family
November 2022: Dammeyer and Newport Family
Tropical and terrestrial habitats in northern South America
Up to 2 feet long
About 2 pounds
fruits, vegetables, seeds and plants
1-3 young are born after a 104-120 day gestation
Endoparasites, predators and hunting