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Central American agoutis, Tatama National Park, Colombia Returning from a hike on the 2nd day in Tatama National Park, we again spotted an agouti at the exact same spot, due to them being fed there. Only difference is that now there were two :) Central American agouti,Cerro Montezuma,Choco,Chocó,Colombia,Colombia Choco & Pacific region,Dasyprocta punctata,Fall,Geotagged,Montezuma,South America,Tatama National Park,Tatamá National Park,World Click/tap to enlarge

Central American agoutis, Tatama National Park, Colombia

Returning from a hike on the 2nd day in Tatama National Park, we again spotted an agouti at the exact same spot, due to them being fed there. Only difference is that now there were two :)

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  1. I love Agoutis - but they can be hard to see as "walking lunch snacks", they tend to be very wary. Posted 2 years ago

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The Central American agouti is a species of agouti from the family Dasyproctidae. The main portion of its range is from Chiapas and the Yucatan Peninsula , through Central America, to northwestern Ecuador, Colombia and far western Venezuela. A highly disjunct population is found in southeastern Peru, far southwestern Brazil, Bolivia, western Paraguay and far northwestern Argentina. The disjunct population has been treated as a separate species, the brown agouti , but a major review of the geographic.. more

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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jan 23, 2018. Captured Oct 18, 2017 16:41 in Apía-Tadó, Condoto, Chocó, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/8.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO6400
  • 550mm