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Dasyprocta punctata (Central American Agouti) is a species of rodents in the family Dasyproctidae. They are listed in cites appendix iii. They are native to The Neotropics. They are diurnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 120 months. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on running to move around.

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  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Central American Agouti. View this species on GBIF